Christian Weisgerber wrote:
> (My original question should have gone out last Thursday but had
> been stuck in a mail queue since.)
> Nick Hibma <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > TreeList failed: Network write failure: Connection closed
> > Which host are you pilling from? I am slurping things out of
> > cvsup.uk.freebsd.org and see the same messages.
> The problem was most apparent with cvsup.uk.openbsd.org, which is
> probably the same machine. It was less severe with cvsup.pasta.cs.uit.no,
> and didn't occur at all with cvsup3.de.freebsd.org and for localhost
> Disabling newreno
> sysctl -w net.inet.tcp.newreno=0
> immediately fixed the problem, so I guess we have the culprit there.
Yes, there is a known bug in the newreno code. It was committed
prematurely (before Jayanth was ready). Jayanth has fixed the problem and
is doing some serious testing before committing a fix and reactivating it.
The newreno sysctl defaults to off for the time being and has for a few
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