Re: When will ETCP be in linux kernels? Is there a patch?

From: David L. Nicol (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 16:28:48 EST

Mark Hahn wrote:
> > > > Will ETCP
> > > >
> > > > be appearing in linux kernels any time soon? We have ECN...
> > >
> > > isn't it just a draft? I though ECN was considerably further along...
> >
> > No, it works -- if you set up a BSD system and apply their patch,
> > the second image loads fully too -- I did it once, and it worked
> > just like it is supposed to.
> that wasn't the question: is it just a draft, or a standard like ECN?
> whether there's working code is orthogonal to it's standardization...

A working implementation (blessed by Christian Huitama) is IMO a defacto

I inquired of the TCP-IMPL working group about setting something like
ETCP up, to the point of submitting an independent proposal pretty much
describing it, and was referred to the ETCP demonstration.

                                           David Nicol 816.235.1187
    Cell phones are pretty much what Marconi had in mind, you know?

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