Re: Abnormal HTTP request termination.

From: Richard Mittendorfer
Date: Sat Aug 19 2006 - 19:07:49 EST

Also sprach Axel Kittenberger <axell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> (Sat, 19 Aug 2006
23:29:57 +0200):
> Hello List


> On Linux 2.6 (exact 2.6.15) issuing a wget at this location
> results in a truncated file.
> Truncated before "</hmtl>.
> [...]
> Since thats not a really important site, this is an academic question
> after all :)
> Has someone an idea, what may cause this network problem which seems
> to be limited to linux 2.6?

Looks like it's /proc/s/n/ipv4/tcp_window_scaling. If it's turned off
the site comes through here. IIRC this is a known issue and there where
a few posts about that. You'll likely find them with keywords "tcp
window scaling" in the archive.

> Greetings,
> Axel Kittenberger

sl ritch
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