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Re: Problem accessing internet?



On Sun, Oct 15, 2006 at 09:12:37PM -0700, Knute Johnson wrote:
> >Knute Johnson wrote:
> >> I'm having a weird problem, using Firefox 1.5.0.7 I can't get to some 
> >> web sites.  
> >
> >Try turning off tcp_window_scaling.
> >
> ># sysctl -w net.ipv4.tcp_window_scaling=0
> >
> >Then retry your stalled connections.
> >
> >Jay
> 
> That made it work.  Do I need to reset any of the memory limits too?  
> I did find an article that said something about not using more than 
> 64k.

You shouldn't need to change anything else.  You might want to send
a message to the admin at the hanging sites and let them know their
web server or something in their network improperly handles TCP 
window scaling.

Jay


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