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Bug#401435: debian-installer: sometimes net install does not work because of networking change in Linux 2.6.17 or later

On Tuesday 20 March 2007 15:50, Josip Rodin wrote:
> TCP window scaling as such was by default enabled in earlier Linux
> kernel versions, too, but the default window *sizes* were different,
> much smaller. These are set in the tcp_rmem/tcp_wmem pseudo-files in
> the same directory; you could just run something like
> echo 4096 65536 65536 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_rmem
> to reset them to values supported by just about anything.

I'm willing to add that info, especially for the installed system. Do 
values in tcp_wmem also need to be modified or is modifying tcp_rmem 
sufficient? What's the difference between the two?

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