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SubjectRe: TCP Stall
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On Sun, 30 Mar 1997 21:35:26 -0500 (EST), 
"Richard B. Johnson" <root@analogic.com> wrote:
>
> March 30, 1997
> Via PPP from Groveland, Massachusetts, USA at about 10 baud
> on a 56 kb link.
>
> Gentlemen,
>
> I have been looking into the TCP Stall problem when FTPing
> files between Linux machines via a PPP link. This problem
> also occurs with remotely mounted file-systems. I have
> reported this problem over 10 times during the past two
> years and I have recorded at least 25 other instances in
> which other users have reported the same problem.
>
> Apparently this problem is not considered important because
> absolutely nothing has been done about it for over two
> years. There have been no experimental patches from Network
> gurus attempting to fix this very real and very troublesome
> problem.

Richard - on March 23 I mailed you a couple of patches, asked you to
try them and if they did not work to do a tcpdump trace and mail me the
results. You did not reply which makes it very difficult to diagnose
the problem.


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