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SubjectRe: Linux 2.2.16 through 2.2.18preX TCP hang bug triggered by rsync
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Hello!

> I read through the tcpdump, and it seems that Linux completely ignores
> packets with out-of-window sequence numbers:

Yes, Linux is __very__ not right doing this. RFC requires to accept
ACK, URG and RST on any segment adjacent to window, even if window
is zero.

Solaris also does thing, formally wrong, but it would work if linux
would be formally correct.

O-ho-ho... It is difficult bug.

Alexey
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