Re: [lkml]2.2.19pre13: Are there network problem with a low-bandwidth link?

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Feb 20 2001 - 07:39:50 EST

> I also saw this when my 2.2.19pre12/13 workstation connected to a
> 2.2.19pre8 isdn-router. When downloading a large file via ftp at max
> speed, other connections don't 'get through'.

Its normal tcp behaviour. Its something called the capture effect. You can
mitigate it to an extent by using less buffers, but the buffer count in question
is at the ISP end for a download, or by using smaller windows
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