[e2e] opening multiple TCP connections getting popular
lars.eggert at nokia.com
Thu Aug 30 19:08:10 PDT 2007
On 2007-8-30, at 15:18, ext Michael Welzl wrote:
> Does anybody know if there's a generally known, agreed upon reason
> for not using Window Scaling? Google tells me that some broken
> routers can't handle it... but, interestingly, Wikipedia (via
> google :-) ) tells me that, since kernel version 2.6.8, the option
> is enabled in Linux by default, and that it's used (by default? don't
> know) in Vista... so what, are we already heading for trouble?
Microsoft presented their findings related to window scaling (and
several other TCP extensions) at the IETF TSVAREA meeting in Prague.
and the two following slides. Summary: Window scaling is enabled in
Vista, but limited to a factor of 2.
PPT slides are here: http://www3.ietf.org/proceedings/07mar/slides/
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 2446 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://mailman.postel.org/pipermail/end2end-interest/attachments/20070831/42494488/smime.bin
More information about the end2end-interest