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Re: sysctl should disable ECN by default



On Sat, Sep 01, 2001 at 04:04:12PM +0200, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> Package: procps
> Version: 1:2.0.7-6
> Severity: wishlist
> Tags: woody
> 
> I suggest to disable ECN¹ in the default network configuration.
> This should be done in Woody since we don't like our users to be
> confused just because of the ECN support in kernel is turned on.
> 
> ¹ ECN bit causes trouble on bad configured firewalls, so the fresh
> installed Debian box won't be able to connect some remote hosts.

woody installs a 2.2 kernel by default on most archs.  and last i
heard the debian 2.4 kernels had ecn disabled anyway.

> Gruss/Regards,
> Eduard.
> 
> -- System Information
> Debian Release: testing/unstable
> Architecture: i386
> Kernel: Linux zombie 2.4.9 #5 Sam Sep 1 14:05:03 CEST 2001 i686
> Locale: LANG=de_DE, LC_CTYPE=de_DE
> 
> Versions of packages procps depends on:
> ii  libc6                     2.2.4-1        GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
> ii  libncurses5               5.2.20010318-3 Shared libraries for terminal hand
> 
> -- 
> Lieber ein Pinguin, der läuft, als ein Fenster, das hängt.
> 
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-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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