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SubjectRe: Window Scale Option broken in 2.2.x
On Sat, Oct 07, 2000 at 02:53:27AM +0200, bert hubert wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 06, 2000 at 07:56:15PM -0400, Lawrence MacIntyre wrote:
> > Hi:
> >
> > The window scale option doesn't appear to work in 2.2.16, 2.2.17, and
> > 2.2.18. I've got an old 2.2.5 machine and it doesn't work either. Is
> > this supposed to work? There is code in the kernel to do the window
> > scale option, but it always sends a 0 value. It does, however, work
> > correctly in 2.4.0-test9-pre9. I have tested it using ttcp -r -s
> > -b131072 (the -b flag does a setsockopt to increase the receive buffer,
> > and therefore the window size).
> >
> > p.s. Yes, /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_window_scaling is 1
>
> Userspace programs do need to suggest to the kernel that they want a larger
> window - this is documented somewhere.

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