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Re: wanted: wireless magic tricks

  • From: E.B. Dreger
  • Date: Thu Aug 16 13:57:13 2001

> Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 12:23:55 -0400
> From: Christian Kuhtz <[email protected]>

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> 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.

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Set TCP window size to about 1x to 2x bw*delay.  The value will be
a bit large for a "normal" server (can you say "mbuf exhaustion"?),
but I ass-u-me that the OP's client needs a few fast streams, not
a few fast streams and tons of slow ones.

How many simultaneous TCP connections on what boxen?


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