Computing the internet checksum

  title={Computing the internet checksum},
  author={Robert Braden and David A. Borman and Craig Partridge},
This memo discusses methods for efficiently computing the Internet checksum that is used by the standard Internet protocols IP, UDP, and TCP.An efficient checksum implementation is critical to good performance. As advances in implementation techniques streamline the rest of the protocol processing, the checksum computation becomes one of the limiting factors on TCP performance, for example. It is usually approapriate to carefully hand-craft the checksum routine, exploiting every machine… CONTINUE READING
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