[e2e] MSS and cwnd increase
touch at ISI.EDU
Mon Jul 3 09:10:20 PDT 2006
Salman Abdul Baset wrote:
> We want to understand the TCP behavior when it carries cbr(voice) traffic.
> You might be aware that Skype is also sending voice over TCP in certain
> Ofcourse, I am not going to suggest that it is a good idea to
> do that; rather, we are trying to understand various circumstances
> (packet loss, delay) under which a Skype like application can possibly
> send voice traffic over TCP without incurring too much delay and jitter.
> NAT and firewall restrictions are examples of settings where an
> application may want to send voice over TCP. Again, the purpose is to
> understand the effects and this does not imply that we are recommending this
Sure. It might be useful to compare different implementations of TCP,
since those variations may be substantial as well, FWIW.
> On Sat, 1 Jul 2006, Joe Touch wrote:
>> Salman Abdul Baset wrote:
>>> I am wondering how the Linux 2.6 updates its congestion window when a CBR
>>> stream (packet size << MSS) is sent over TCP.
>> The better question is why are you sending CBR over TCP?
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