Verizon EVDO Issues
Robert E. Seastrom
rs at seastrom.com
Thu Apr 9 12:27:02 CDT 2009
"Steven M. Bellovin" <smb at cs.columbia.edu> writes:
>> Interesting. I never had that behavior exhibited on my old PCMCIA
>> card on Verizon or on my u727 on Sprint. What OS platform were
>> you on lappie-wise?
> I run NetBSD but I know that the problem also showed up on Linux -- a
> friend who worked for an equipment vendor also saw it, and he checked
> the actual EVDO specs.
> We suspect the problem doesn't show up for Windows users because
> Windows appears to terminate all connections with extreme prejudice
> when the link goes away, so there won't be any TCP transmissions to
> induce the failure.
Didn't have the problem manifest itself on MacOSX (10.4, 10.5) either...
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