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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix tcp_default_win_scale.
On Tue, 6 Jul 2004 13:05:49 -0700
Stephen Hemminger <> wrote:

> On Tue, 6 Jul 2004 20:40:34 +0100
> Jamie Lokier <> wrote:
> > Are you saying there are broken firewalls which strip TCP options in
> > one direction only?
> It appears so.

Ok, this is a possibility. And why it breaks is that if the ACK
for the SYN+ACK comes back, the SYN+ACK sender can only assume
that the window scale was accepted.

Stephen, do you have a trace showing exactly this?
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