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2609Re: Threshold/rate halving in Linux TCP

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  • Alan Cox
    May 9, 2001
      > On trying to set up a high-speed connection between two Linux machines A and
      > B each running kernel 2.4.3 over a 8 Mbit/s link with a RTT of about 640 ms,
      > I noticed that quite early the TCP sender must have changed to congestion
      > avoidance. The delay/BW limiting was done using a third Linux machine L with
      > the Nistnet network emulation software on it. There is a 100 Mbit/s Ethernet
      > between A and L and between L and B.

      A better place for this one might be netdev@... btw - that has all
      the main linux networking folsk on it
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