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Re: NetBSD TCP Congestion Control Configuration

Hi Ignatios;

I had a look on man sysctl(7) there is no setting to switch slow-start
off? Actually, there are no sysctl settings to switch congestion
control off completely.
Any suggestions on this?


On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 5:18 PM, Ignatios Souvatzis <> 
> On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 06:27:08AM +0000, Mukosi Mukwevho wrote:
>> Hi,
>> As part of my academic research, I need to be able to simulate the ealier
>> version of TCP (as per RFC 793), that means running TCP stack without
>> congestion control algorithms. How can I run TCP stack on NetBSD without the
>> support of TCP Congestion Control Algorithms, i.e. Slow Start, Cogestion
>> Avoidance, Fast Retransmit and Fast Recovery?
> Some of them can be influcenced/switched off via sysctl - look at
> `sysctl net.inet.tcp`.
>        -is
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