[e2e] Question on ssthresh setting in RFC 2581

Detlef Bosau detlef.bosau at web.de
Fri May 12 13:25:52 PDT 2006

Arthur de Castro Callado wrote:

> Daniel,
>     these variables are in bytes, not packets, and this equation is 
> only used when detecting loss. I suppose it means that when a single 
> loss is detected, then the "ssthresh" is equal to the present 
> "FlightSize", i.e., the congestion control immediately jumps to 
> collision avvoidance mode. 


So the equation might be particularly suitable for CSMA/CA networks ;-) 


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