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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH net-next 3/3 RFC] pktgen: Allow sending TCP packets

From: Cong Wang <cwang@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:41:47 -0700

> On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 1:42 PM, Zoltan Kiss <zoltan.kiss@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> This is a prototype patch to enable sending TCP packets with pktgen. The
>> original motivation is to test TCP GSO with xen-netback/netfront, but I'm not
>> sure about how the checksum should be set up, and also someone should verify 
>> the
>> GSO settings I'm using.
> What's the point of sending TCP packets since you don't establish a TCP
> connection?

I guess they want to test checksumming and aggregation, things like that.

The other side is of course going to spew reset packets back at the
pktgen machine.

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