Re: Latest kernel source

Alan Cox (
Thu, 27 Feb 1997 19:12:57 +0000 (GMT)

> o When routing between the SMP machine and another which is on a PPP link,
> 'ftp' transfers data for a while. Then it stops. It waits for as much
> as 10 minutes before starting to send data again. This continues,
> taking as much as an hour to transfer a 500k file on a hard-wire
> link at 38400 baud.

Yep. We have some TCP layer problems still.

> The machine routing the ftp data shows a very very very large
> amount of data in /proc/net/rt_cache. '/cat/proc/net/rt_cache >foo'
> makes a file that is several megabytes in length. Most of the
> entries seem to be similar.

That isnt good. Thats something else