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Re: MTU of the Internet?
At 09:50 PM 2/7/98 -0800, Paul A Vixie wrote: >> There is, however, the spectre of there being so many SYNs >> flying around that they alone might cause congestion >> collapse. I dunno if I should be frightened of that or >> not, but I am not one of your origin server friends. --:) > >i'm not worried about the syn's so much as i am worried about the lack of >interstream resource planning. in all of the popular desktop stacks, a new >tcp stream does its own slow start... This isn't a desktop stack issue this is a server stack issue. even though the d.t. opens the connections, the server is the one sending all the data and the server is the one doing all the slowstart, ca/c, etc, etc.