[e2e] Are we doing sliding window in the Internet?

Lachlan Andrew lachlan.andrew at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 13:40:46 PST 2007

Greetings Ian,

On 03/01/07, Ian McDonald <ian.mcdonald at jandi.co.nz> wrote:
> On 1/3/07, Lachlan Andrew <lachlan.andrew at gmail.com> wrote:
> > the default in 2.6.18 has been
> > changed to "off", possibly as a result of their experiments :)
> >
> Yes - see http://www.google.com/custom?domains=www.spinics.net&q=%22high+latency+with+tcp+connections%22&sa=Search&sitesearch=www.spinics.net&client=pub-3422782820843221&forid=1&ie=ISO-8859-1&oe=ISO-8859-1&cof=GALT%3A%23003324%3BGL%3A1%3BDIV%3A%2373B59C%3BVLC%3AFF6600%3BAH%3Acenter%3BBGC%3AC5DBCF%3BLBGC%3A66CC99%3BALC%3A330033%3BLC%3A330033%3BT%3A000000%3BGFNT%3A333300%3BGIMP%3A333300%3BFORID%3A1%3B&hl=en--

Thanks for that explanation.

> I would even go so far as to suggest that we should drop ACKs which do
> not fall on packetization boundaries.

Interesting suggstion.  Would TSO be a problem?  You'd have to make
sure that the card never got "creative" and put the boundaries where
we don't expect.


Lachlan Andrew  Dept of Computer Science, Caltech
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