Re: TCP Stall

Alan Cox (
Thu, 10 Apr 1997 00:08:36 +0100 (BST)

> Stall at pk:38 tot:54094 time:860459936.331466 3020 bps
> Stall at pk:137 tot:198634 time:860459982.441429 3103 bps
> Stall at pk:198 tot:287694 time:860460015.351438 2968 bps
> Stall at pk:263 tot:382594 time:860460048.251453 2947 bps

That looks about right. Its stalling on odd lost frames and should also
be stalling occasionally anyway. TCP has to find out if the link bandwidth
has improved and so gradually opens the windows up until it bounces off the
upper limit then repeats