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Re: TCP/IP question.

To: Statux <statux@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: TCP/IP question.
From: Ethan Blanton <eblanton@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2001 00:13:02 -0500
Cc: Ben Greear <greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>, Andrew Morton <andrewm@xxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Statux spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > Once a TCP/IP connection has been established (say via accept and connect),
> > the resulting connection is symetric right?
> Not always. There is a lot of asymmetric hardware out there... namely 56K
> modems and ADSL, etc.

Not to mention that the routes themselves could very well be (and are not
unlikely to be) asymmetric if the packets are travelling very far.

If I've told you once, I've told you once -- and once is all that you needed.
                -- The Refreshments, "Carefree"

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