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From: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org>
To: Komuro <komurojun-mbn@nifty.com>
Cc: shemminger@linux.foundation.org, netdev@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [NOT VERY SAFE]     [TCP]: Set initial_ssthresh default to zero in Cubic and BIC.
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 08:55:41 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20071015085541.48ec63ae@freepuppy.rosehill> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20071015215949.50399c00.komurojun-mbn@nifty.com>

On Mon, 15 Oct 2007 21:59:49 +0900
Komuro <komurojun-mbn@nifty.com> wrote:

> Dear shemminger
> 
> >In which case it is zero because that is the default value.
> 
> The default value of snd_ssthresh is 0x7fffffff, isn't it?
> 
> [linux/net/ipv4/tcp_ipv4.c]
> static int tcp_v4_init_sock(struct sock *sk)
> ...
>         tp->snd_ssthresh = 0x7fffffff;  /* Infinity */
> ...
> 
> Best Regards
> Komuro
> 
> 

Yes that value means that TCP stays in slow start until the first loss.
This makes TCP behave as expected in the RFC's.

-- 
Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org>

  reply	other threads:[~2007-10-15 15:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-10-06  4:26 [PATCH] Simplify yenta code Komuro
2007-10-08 17:47 ` Linas Vepstas
2007-10-13 22:36 ` [NOT VERY SAFE] [TCP]: Set initial_ssthresh default to zero in Cubic and BIC Komuro
2007-10-13 22:52   ` David Miller
2007-10-13 22:54     ` David Miller
2007-10-14  1:02   ` Komuro
2007-10-14  2:38     ` David Miller
2007-10-14  4:30       ` Jeff Garzik
2007-10-14  4:28     ` Komuro
2007-10-14  4:32       ` David Miller
2007-10-14  4:53       ` Komuro
2007-10-14  5:23         ` David Miller
2007-10-15 12:59         ` Komuro
2007-10-15 15:55           ` Stephen Hemminger [this message]
2007-10-14 20:34     ` Stephen Hemminger
2008-03-02 12:07   ` [BUG kernel 2.6.25-rc3 IPV6] ping6 -I eth0 ff02::1 causes system hang Komuro
2008-03-04  7:40     ` Andrew Morton
2008-03-08  4:44     ` Komuro
2008-03-08  5:20       ` Komuro
2008-03-08 11:56       ` David Miller

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