Re: Very high bandwith packet based interface and performance problems

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Feb 22 2001 - 05:20:46 EST

> > TCP _requires_ the remote end ack every 2nd frame regardless of progress.
> um, I thought the spec says that ACK every 2nd segment is a SHOULD not a

Yes its a SHOULD in RFC1122, but in any normal environment pretty much a
must and I know of no stack significantly violating it.

RFC1122 also requires that your protocol stack SHOULD be able to leap tall
buldings at a single bound of course...

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