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Re: sysctl should disable ECN by default

Eduard Bloch <blade@debian.org> writes:

> 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.
> Gruss/Regards,
> Eduard.

I think that should be refiled against kernel-image-2.4.x. Those,
since they have the flag enabled, should warn about it and turn it off
in /etc/sysctl.conf upon first install (not on update, so you can
delete the option).

Or just ask via debconf.


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