Re: TCP acking too fast

From: Mika Liljeberg (
Date: Mon Oct 15 2001 - 14:38:02 EST

Mika Liljeberg wrote:
> Anyway, it would be interesting to try a (even more) relaxed version of
> Nagle that would allow a maximum of two remnants in flight. This would
> basically cover all TCP request/reply cases (leading AND trailing
> remnant). Coupled with large initial window to get rid of small-cwnd
> interactions, it might be almost be all right.

Oops, bad idea. You can quench the objections, I already figured out it
won't work. :-(

I guess we're stuck with the current status quo: braindead application
protocols will perform badly no matter what we do. All we can really do
is prevent them harming the network.


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