TCP/HTTP Bug Fedora Core 8 (and 6)

Tomasz Torcz tomek at
Wed Nov 28 11:05:03 UTC 2007

Dnia 28-11-2007, śro o godzinie 10:46 +0000, Duncan Berriman pisze:
> If a TCP/IP connection is made to a certain public web server 
> then the transfer rate on Fedora Core 6 onwards is in the 
> region of 100B/S (bytes per second). On Fedora Core 2 and 
> Fedora Core 4 the speed is in the region of 300KB/s (Kbytes 
> per second).

 That sounds like TCP window scaling bug on remote server. Newer kernels
expose it. See

Tomasz Torcz

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