On 02/13/18 at 05:11P, Yuchung Cheng wrote: > On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 4:27 PM, hiren panchasara > <hi...@strugglingcoder.info> wrote: > > > > Looking at current net-next to understand an aspect of TLP (tail loss > > probe) implementation. > > > > https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-tcpm-rack-02 is the source of > > truth now for TLP and 6.2.1. Phase 1: Scheduling a loss probe > > Step 1: Check conditions for scheduling a PTO. has following as one of > > the conditions: > > (d) The most recently transmitted data was not itself a TLP probe > > (i.e. a sender MUST NOT send consecutive TLP probes) > this is done by > 1) calling tcp_write_xmit(push_one==2) in tcp_send_loss_probe() > 2) avoid calling tcp_schedule_loss_probe() if push_one == 2 in > tcp_write_xmit() > 3) abort if one TLP probe is inflight by checking tlp_high_seq in > tcp-send_loss_probe() > > consequently the sender will never schedule a PTO upon sending a probe > (new or rtx) to avoid consecutive probes. > > hth.
Thanks a lot, Yuchung! I was missing this simple and now obvious thing of not scheduling a pto upon sending a tlp. :-) Cheers, Hiren
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