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SubjectRe: 1.3.87 and SLOW SLIP/PPP
On Sat, 13 Apr 1996, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Just change the "delay = HZ/10" to "delay = HZ/50". It might make a
> psychological difference..

Tried it. It does seem a little bit more responsive with this
change.


>
> Alternatively, instead of checking "psh", you might check the length of
> the packet and do the "interactive" thing if the length is different
> from the mtu. That's probably a better test ("psh" is really rather
> broken).

Yes, I might. If I knew what the hell your talking about :). But
seriously, I don't have the skill to go mucking around the code like
that. I understand what you mean though. If the packet sent is shorter
than mtu, it's probably a single character and we should treat it as
such. Close?
Thanks.

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