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SubjectRe: Linux TCP Fixing everyones problems?
On Wed, 14 Apr 1999, Jon Niehof wrote:
> Perhaps some of these fixes should be a configure-time
> option? Most of the distros would compile them in, but those
> who wish for the sleekest kernel possible would take them
> out?
>
> Precedence for this is buggy MB chipsets--CMD640, for
> example.
>
> Personally, I think it is very cool when Linux can work with
> something else which is buggy.

as a suggestion, how about:

--Network compatibility fixes section--------
< > Disable Broken TCP fix for Xyz OS
< > Disable Broken TCP fix for Abc OS
< > Disable Broken IP fix for Blah


This way the default kernel maintains active fixes and disabling such is
necessarily manual.

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