Subject: Re: Serious longstanding problem with TCP
To: None <tech-net@NetBSD.ORG, current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Brad Spencer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/18/1995 12:22:54
>> 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.
>Peter Galbavy                                 


If DDB is compiled in the kernal, then you should be able to alter the
symbol _tcp_do_rfc1323.  Putting a zero here should turn off the time
stamp feature.

Brad Spencer -