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Re: RFC 6926
On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 5:16 PM, Matthias Scheler
> On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 07:21:08AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> >> it seems that NetBSD's TCP implementation still follows RFC 3390
>> >> and uses 4 as the initial TCP congestion window size.
>> >> RFC 6928 increased the the initial size to 10. Is there any reason
>> >> not to change NetBSD's default accordingly?
>> > That's EXPERIMENTAL, not PROPOSED STANDARD. What do the standards
>> > track congestion control documents say about actually doing it (vs an
>> > experimental RFC)?
>> Also, what do other BSDs and Solaris do?
> I don't know. But Linux uses 10 in kernel 3.2 and newer. And Google
> and a lot of other web companies heavily advertise this feature e.g.
> during the Velocity 2013 in Londing.
I sent a patch some time ago ;-)
> Kind regards
> Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/
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