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[6bone] why there is no checksum in IPv6 header?
- Subject: [6bone] why there is no checksum in IPv6 header?
- From: [email protected] (Stewart Tansley)
- Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 20:03:55 -0800
Speed. You likely do a checksum at layer 2 and layer 4, so why do
another. If the header is corrupted, the packet is dropped. Most books
explain this rationale.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: navaneetham [mailto:[email protected]]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2002 7:20 PM
> To: [email protected]
> Subject: [6bone] why there is no checksum in IPv6 header?
> what is the reason IPv6 doesn't have checksum in it's
> header? if header corrupted how this situation will handle by
> IPv6 router?
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