Matthew Thyer wrote:
> Michael Class wrote:
> > i am seeing a problem with 5.0-current (from 14.12.00) and a 3COM
> > 3CCFE575CT Lancard (pc-cardbus) using the xl-driver.
> > Why behaves my FreeBSD-machines worse then the other boxes? Any Ideas?
> Make sure you are running with the TCP/IP NewReno optimisation turned
> off. There are bugs in the TCP/IP NewReno code that result in bad
> packets and hence lots of retransmission with generally reduced network
It seems that NewReno is switched on by default in current.
Unfortunately switching off NewReno does not change the problem. In
times of very high network-traffic I am still unable to use the network.
The system does not even respond to a ping where as all other systems I
have (HPUX 10.20, 11.0 and NT4) behave as expected: slow response-times,
but still working and ping-able.
At home I am using this Laptop in a 100MB-Network and am able to almost
saturate the link without any problems. Could it be that this is just
happening for multicast-packets (that's what the high network-traffic
Anything else I could check?
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