Re: ppp packet errors
Robert D. Hilliard wrote:
> When ifconfig reports packet errors, does this mean errors that
> were caught and corrected, or does it mean errors that got through?
Note that the ifconfig output showed the packets as "dropped". Thus,
the packets didn't get through. ppp has a CRC checksum in every packet
so the chance of a corrupt packet getting through is very slim. TCP
has it's own error checking, so you don't need to worry about errors.
> On a different, but related, subject, does dselect check the
> md5sum of packages when installing?
Jens B. Jorgensen
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