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SubjectRe: Windows 9x and RFC1323
Chris Wedgwood wrote:
>
> > I suggest that tcp_sack be turned off by default unless there is
> > some way to detect and work around broken implementations on the
> > other of a connection.
>
> Do you know for sure it broken and not something else going on? I
> have SACK enabled on machines that make hundred if not thousands of
> connections to both solaris and windows machines every day... if
> there are problems, I've not seen them -- but then again, I'm
> certainly not looking either.

But how lossy are those connections? In any case, the occasional noosed by
SACK connection on the server side looks just like a hung or disconnected
client. It when you are the client that you'll notice trouble.

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Zachary Amsden zamsden@engr.sgi.com (650) 933-6919 09U-510 Core Protocols

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