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Re: Satellite latency

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Wed Feb 27 10:02:59 2002

On Wed, 27 Feb 2002 09:17:37 EST, Jim Mercer said:

> if you adjust the window size on the sending and receiving systems, you can
> improve this, but this solution is impractical, as you would need to get
> everyone on the internet (or at least all of the webservers and websurfers
> you are servicing) to make adjustments to their local TCP stack.
> there are 3rd party solutions which can improve the throughput, but even
> with those, there are still speed of light issues which will cause individual
> throughput limitations.

RFC1323 support is a 3rd party solution, or does it not solve all the problem

				Valdis Kletnieks
				Computer Systems Senior Engineer
				Virginia Tech

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