Subject: Re: weird network delays connecting to cable provider's servers...
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Darren Reed <>
List: tech-net
Date: 04/18/1999 14:18:50
In some email I received from Luke Mewburn, sie wrote:
> "Kevin M. Lahey" writes:
> > >If IRC there was a decent flamewar^H^H^HXXXX discussion at the point when
> > >this change went into NetBSD.
> > 
> > Gosh, the last big dust-up I remember was about advertised MSSes...
> > My first thought, without a whole lot of analysis, is that we shouldn't 
> > be sending all of those dup ACKs, but that the other side certainly
> > shouldn't be barfing quite so badly on them.  What OS is m3 running!?
> > How up to date is the NetBSD system?
> I'm not sure which exact OS release m3 is running, but ftpd reports
> `HP-UX Integrated Login 10.0'. The NetBSD box is running current from
> a couple of weeks ago (prior to your recent commit).
> As a further data point, I did the test on a friend's machine, who
> uses the same cable ISP. His box is a Sparc-10 running NetBSD-1.3.3.
> It gets 500-600K/s in the same test (where I get 1.5K/s)

Hmmm, I wonder if there is an endian related or driver bug somewhere ?