Subject: Re: Vegas TCP?
To: Jeff Roberson <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/28/1999 02:01:16
Jeff Roberson <> writes:

> Just out of curiosity is the current NetBSD TCP/IP stack based on tcp
> vegas, or reno?  I saw a sample implimentation of TCP Vegas on the web
> which was implimented in netbsd 1.0.

I don't recall the details, but according to Van Jacobsen, TCP Vegas
flow control is not stable on overloaded networks (i.e. the greater
internet), and is thus not desirable.