Subject: Re: Serious longstanding problem with TCP
To: Trevor Blackwell <>
From: Peter Galbavy <>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/17/1995 21:36:12
> For quite some time (I observed this in the summer too, but figured it
> would go away), -current TCP has been performing very badly for short
> file transfers. An example will show what I'm talking about.

Try turning off rfc1323 support:

	sysctl w net.inet.tcp.rfc1323=0

only in newer builds. In older versions you have to edit a kernel file.

This worked for me.

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