FC6 + Linksys RV016 network issue

Jon Burgess jburgess at uklinux.net
Wed Nov 15 23:09:50 UTC 2006


On Wed, 2006-11-15 at 14:45 -0800, Drew Bertola wrote:
> Mike Chambers wrote:
...
> echo "net.ipv4.tcp_window_scaling = 0" >> /etc/sysctl.conf
> 
> to make it stick.
> 
> Here's the thing that bothers me.  With earlier 2.6.x kernels (2.6.9 on 
> CentOS,
> 2.6.12 built on fc6 box), the problem isn't there.  I've verified that 
> tcp_window_scaling is enabled there.  Same firewall, etc.
> 
> So, what changed?
> --
> Drew
> 

I believe the algorithm for selecting which window size gets used under
any given set of circumstances changed in 2.6.17. 

See this thread for a long discussion on the topic
http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/6/13/103

	Jon





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