|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|
|In-reply-to:||<Pine.LNX.email@example.com>; from firstname.lastname@example.org on Tue, Mar 06, 2001 at 12:12:56AM -0500|
|Mail-followup-to:||Statux <statux@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Ben Greear <greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>, Andrew Morton <andrewm@xxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx|
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. Ethan -- 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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