FC6 + Linksys RV016 network issue
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
> 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?
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
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