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What is out of order packets?

Published / by Chen Ye / 3 Comments on What is out of order packets?

What is out of order?

IP can choose another path for traffic (e.g., that is faster) without having to worry about the consequences that doing so may cause traffic freshly injected into the network to pass ahead of older traffic, resulting in the order of packet arrivals at the receiver not matching the order of transmission at the sender.

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