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SubjectRe: rcv_wnd = init_cwnd*mss
"David S. Miller" wrote:

> On Wed, 27 Oct 2004 23:15:48 -0700
> "Meda, Prasanna" <pmeda@akamai.com> wrote:
>
> > Thanks, still it is unclear to me why are we
> > downsizing the advertised window(rcv_wnd) to cwnd?
> > To defeat disobeying sender, or something like below?
>
> There is never any reason to advertise a receive window
> larger than the initial congestion window of the sender
> could ever be.
>
> Setting it properly like this also makes sure that we do
> receive window update events at just the right place as
> the sender starts sending us the initial data frames.

That makes sense!

But are we coping with cwnd increase on sender?
Looks rcv rwnd s updated by only 1 pkt at time.


Thanks,
Prasanna.

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