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Re: [OT]: SSH and UDP tunnels

On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 05:17:03PM +0100, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 January 2001 18:02, Turbo Fredriksson wrote:
> > We're using radio links quite a lot at work, and those can have
> > approx 4Mbit (TCP), but can come up to 6Mbit w/ UDP...
> When the TCP performance is lower than the entire bandwidth of the link it is 
> because of packet loss.  This is no surprise on a radio link!
> To increase performance you can decrease the number of packets (preferred) or 
> tweak TCP to retransmit more agressively.

Decrease the number of packets by increasing the packet size?
Increased packet size means higher probability of a packet being
errored, for constant BER. That would NOT be an advantage.

I suspect TCP also suffers due to the latency of the link.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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