Re: TCP Stalls.
David S. Miller (email@example.com)
Tue, 1 Sep 1998 16:45:22 -0700
I don't think any TCP stack is going to behave very well at all when
every 4th packet is dropped. This prevents TCP from gaining any
momentum, and prevents completely any possibility to perform fast
retransmit because there are not enough packets in flight. So you
will eat the full retransmit timeout for recovery every time, and this
timeout will increase more and more as the connection drags on.
I'm not debugging based upon this, it cannot legitimately demonstrate
David S. Miller
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