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SubjectRe: Packet Scheduling

cant we also shrink the windows before being so drastic as tossing the

On Wed, 28 Jan 1998, Alan Cox wrote:

> > But we can only throw them away when they have already been transfered,
> > so I guess it doesn't make a difference.
> Not so - read the TCP flow control papers. If we throw frames away the other
> end doesnt see an ACK (we threw it before our tcp layer saw it) and deduces
> its sending too fast and hit congestion. Its just this is software powered
> congestion
> Alan

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