On Wed, 17 Oct 2007 15:07:55 +0200 J65nko <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >From the section "Compatibility problems" of > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TCP_window_scale_option > > "TCP Window Scaling is widely implemented in the Windows Vista > operating system. Because many routers do not properly implement TCP > Window Scaling, it can cause a users Internet connection to > malfunction intermittently for a few minutes, then appear to start > working again for no reason. If "diagnose problem" is selected in > Vista, an error message will be displayed "cannot communicate with > primary DNS server." > " Routers shouldn't care about TCP windows so I guess they're actually referring to the firewalls on NAT-routers. What I don't get is why a TCP Window problem affects DNS. It's not mentioned in the Wikipedia article or the referenced tech-recipes.com link. Surely Vista doesn't routinely do DNS over TCP. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"