[mythtv-users] Zap2it - What's going on

Valerian Mayega valerian at gmail.com
Sat Sep 9 15:27:40 UTC 2006


Dave,

Thanks for this reply. Very infromative.

Will give it a shot... since I have multiple linux computers behind my
linksys switch.

regards,

+Valerian

On 9/7/06, David Rees <drees76 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/7/06, Valerian Mayega <valerian at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What does the command below do?
>
> Some broken transparent proxies are broken in that they don't properly
> handle TCP window scaling.
>
> TCP window scaling is a TCP feature which is often required to get
> respectible bandwidth on high latency high bandwidth links.
>
> What happens is if you have a broken transparent proxy in the middle,
> each side of the TCP connection thinks it was a different window size
> and the result is a very slow or broken connection.
>
> See this link for more details: http://lwn.net/Articles/92727/
>
> -Dave
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