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On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 6:26 PM, Kevin Faulkner <kevlar.kernel@...> wrote:
> Miguel Sousa Filipe wrote:
>> There is no such thing has a TCP timestamp:
>> so, that doesn't make any sense...
> Your right and I'm wrong.
> Its not in the header, its thrown on at the end....
...at the end of the tcp header, it's a tcp option. (I didn't
understood that the first time I read this email).
It might be good to disable all tcp optional headers..
Also there might be important to look at issues such has:
- mtu size
- tcp window
- set the don't fragment flag (this can offload the routers and
optimize the mtu for the whole connection path)
- use the BIC algorithm (from what I've read, that's my default choice
nowadays... but for some specific workload there might be better
> try doing
> cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_timestamps
Miguel Sousa Filipe
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