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Re: wanted: wireless magic tricks
On Thu, Aug 16, 2001 at 01:39:51PM -0400, Mark Allman wrote: > > > Catch is, the bw x delay product will kill you on these links if > > you run TCP sessions and you won't get anywhere near line rate. > > Not true. If you turn on MS TCP or solaris TCP or whatever you > won't get line rate out of the box awithout tweaking things a bit, > but you can make *TCP* do it. Some folks here have pushed TCP to > over 500 Mbps over an OC-12 satellite channel with the normal, > everyday TCP implementation in solaris. (I.e., when you discount > header overhead, etc. they got very close to line rate). Well, that is quite wonderful, but when I approached this problem with a collegue of mine over a sat link for a client that wasn't our experience and after considerable tweaking we ended up having to settle for less. PS: got pointers to documents detailing the 500mbps over OC-12 sat link? email addr will do, as well, I'd love to find out what they did. -- Christian Kuhtz <[email protected]> -wk, <[email protected]> -hm Sr. Architect, Engineering & Architecture, BellSouth.net, Atlanta, GA, U.S. "I speak for myself only."