[e2e] Are we doing sliding window in the Internet?
perfgeek at mac.com
Thu Jan 4 19:30:44 PST 2007
earlier someone wrote:
> I would even go so far as to suggest that we should drop ACKs which
> fall on packetization boundaries.
that suggests one is tracking segmentation boundaries, in which case
wouldn't one be using conservation of packets heuristics rather than
conservation of bytes heuristics - packet counting rather than byte
[istr that was part of the issue when Linux tried to implement the
byte-counting ABC RFC in their packet counting stack...]
The someone else wrote:
> 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.
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