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Re: bad TSO performance in 2.6.9-rc2-BK

To: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: bad TSO performance in 2.6.9-rc2-BK
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 18:17:25 -0700
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On Fri, 24 Sep 2004 11:07:41 +1000
Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 10:40:38AM +1000, herbert wrote:
> > 
> > Probably not.  There many things (such as snd_cwnd) in the stack
> > that doesn't work properly when the mss changes drastically like this.
> Perhaps we should start counting in bytes instead of packets?

No, because routers drop packets not bytes :-)

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