[pfSense Support] Strange TCP connection behavior 2.0 RC2 (+3)

Leigh Porter leigh.porter at ukbroadband.com
Tue Jun 28 10:39:58 CDT 2011


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andreas Ott [mailto:andreas at naund.org]
> Sent: 28 June 2011 16:27
> To: Eugen Leitl; williamejsalt at googlemail.com
> Cc: NANOG list
> Subject: Re: [pfSense Support] Strange TCP connection behavior 2.0 RC2
> (+3)
> 
> -andreas
> [who has to explain this about once a week to customers who think
> that they bought a GigE connection but then can't "ftp" a file from
> coast to coast at 1Gbps throughput. Use multiple TCP streams!]

Yeah, try explaining to a VSAT customer why they don't get 10Mb/s on their 10Mb/s VSAT connection with a 600ms RTT!

The response is.. "I don't care, I want my 10Mb/s!"...

--
Leigh


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