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

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at swm.pp.se
Wed Jun 29 06:56:34 CDT 2011


On Wed, 29 Jun 2011, Tony Finch wrote:

> Excessively large buffers are a problem because they break TCP's RTT 
> measurement. Also TCP cannot measure the available bandwidth without 
> packet loss.

Well, actually it can. ECN.

And regarding RTT measurement, since mobile network vary delay a lot, 
that's not going to work well anyway.

-- 
Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se




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