Re: tg3 in 2.6.12-rc6 and Cisco PIX SMTP fixup

From: Lars Roland
Date: Sat Jun 18 2005 - 00:30:54 EST

On 6/18/05, Lincoln Dale <ltd@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> there _was_ a bug in the Cisco PIX whereby it cleared TCP window-scaling
> bits.
> this can be tracked through cisco bug-id CSCdy29514.
> this was fixed back in August 2002 with the fix incorporated into PIX
> software releases 6.1.5 and 6.2.3 and later.
> any 'recent' (i.e. last 2.5 years) releases don't have this problem.
> (or, at least, we don't think so..).

I have identified two firewalls with this problem and both of then are
running PIX software version 6.3.4 - I have not yet managed to
persuade there respective admins to update to 7.0.1 (or -
so until then I am just turning window-scaling off.


Lars Roland
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