Matthias Drochner <M.Drochner%fz-juelich.de@localhost> writes: > tls%panix.com@localhost said: >> I believe this does in fact fix the bug we brought up in our original >> discussion -- that shifting srtt left by 2 as the first step of the >> computation means it is adjusted by 1/2 RTT rather than 1/8. > > Looking at the patch and the CVS history I'm getting the impression > the the change which introduced it (tcp_input.crev.1.16) was an attempt > to change the representation of srtt so that it keeps 5 bits after > the point, thus increasing precision. It was just not communicated > correctly, and likely incomplete. > But if done correctly, it shouldn't have bad effects. I think that's what happened. It's almost correct; I'm about to check in a large patch that changes only comments and explains things - it's quite hard to figure out. I believe there are only three things wrong; I'll post another note about that post-commit.
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