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SubjectRe: TCP acking too fast
   From: Mika Liljeberg <>
Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2001 11:39:22 +0300

[Otherwise a sender can force us into a permanent quickack mode
simply by setting PSH on every segment.]

"A sending TCP can send us garbage so bad that it hinders

So, your point is? :-) A sensible sending application, and a sensible
TCP should not being setting PSH every single segment. And we're not
coding up hacks to make the Linux receiver handle this case better.
You'll have much better luck convincing us to implement ECN black hole
workarounds :-)

Franks a lot,
David S. Miller

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