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    SubjectRe: 2.1.103 won't connect to ftp.kernel.org
    [ on a slow (4 second roundtrip time) link... ]
    > Final ack for three-way handshake -> connection established.
    [ ... ]
    > Now it starts to be come strange. The other end floods us with ACKs.

    Just a wild theory: Could the server be running an agressive defense
    against SYN flood attacks, causing it to drop the half-open connection
    during the 4 seconds roundtrip time it takes for the final ack to get
    there?
    -=] Ford [=-

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