Subject: Re: TCP problems resolved
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 12/22/1999 15:30:46
In message <>, jwbirdsa@picarefy writes:
>   Changing three lines of code causes NetBSD to stop generating or responding
>to the IP timestamp option, and that completely resolved the TCP stalling
>problem that I was seeing. I still have no idea why timestamps were causing
>trouble, and I don't have the knowledge to pursue it any further, but mostly
>I'm surprised that nobody else has seen this. Among other symptoms, I was
>completely unable to send email to Hotmail.

This is a common complaint; you might try disabling rfc1323 support.  I've
seen this come and go a few times; apparently there's dispute over whether
or not timestamps are "correct" in the BSD TCP stack.