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SubjectRe: Linux iSCSI Initiator, OpenSource (fwd) (Re: Gauntlet Set NOW!) wrote:
> "without". Let's say it takes 4 hours to recover from a drop, and
> you have another one 3 hours into recovery - it will now take more than
> one more hour to recover.

Ah, now I understand what you meant. I read that as "even if there is
no drop at all, it can take hours".

> The whole slow-start/ack/retransmit has been chewed over so many times in the
> last 20 years that it's hard to keep track of which vendors picked up which
> tweaks when, and which vendors accidentally invented them again, and which
> vendors invented the tweaks independently and didn't publicize them more....

... or figure out which combination of RFCs, I-Ds, and ad hoc genius
makes up Linux TCP, yes ;-)

- Werner

/ Werner Almesberger, Buenos Aires, Argentina /
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