2.1.9 still 'jerky' [was Re: 2.1.8 problem]

Pedro Roque (roque@di.fc.ul.pt)
Wed, 13 Nov 1996 12:07:21 GMT

>>>>> "Hans" == Hans Lermen <lermen@elserv.ffm.fgan.de> writes:

Hans> On Mon, 11 Nov 1996, Steven N. Hirsch wrote:

>> Christopher Nolan wrote: > > I just compiled 2.1.8 using the
>> same .config setup as I used with 2.1.7. > The compile goes
>> ok, and the kernel installs and boots. However, I now > notice
>> a delay, about 1/2 second, when typing in a telnet session. I
>> press > the keys, but the don't appear on the screen for about
>> 1/2 second.
Hans> [...]
>> FWIW, I've noticed the same "jerky" behavior here under 2.1.8.
>> This extends to X applications running on a foreign host, too.
>> Something's changed..

Hans> Also seeing this, and the changes to the net stuff in 2.1.9
Hans> seem not to fix this. This _realy_ is odd, because your
Hans> fingers come 'out of sync' :-) Seems as if the the netcode
Hans> is waiting for more before it decides to sent out.

Ok, do you want to helps to find out the problem ?

Use tcpdump -w file to save the packets on the problematic connection
and send the resulting file uuencoded to me or to the list along
with the version of the OSes involved, the media, and the rtt as seen
by ping.