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Re: TCP congestion

  • From: Jared Mauch
  • Date: Thu Jul 12 15:23:54 2007

On Thu, Jul 12, 2007 at 11:07:00AM -0700, Philip Lavine wrote:
> Can someone explain how a TCP conversation could degenerate into congestion av
oidance on a long fat pipe if there is no packet/segment loss or out of order se
> Here is the situation:
> WAN = 9 Mbps ATM connection between NY and LA (70 ms delay)

        Do you know there is no cell loss on your ATM path?  Have you
also accounted for SAR overhead?

        Do you know if they use any sort of cell-chaining technology
in their network to reduce overhead?

        - Jared

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