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Re: Bug#111158: Kernel 2.4.5+ network timeouts



On Tue, Sep 04, 2001 at 11:59:25AM +0200, Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:
> 
> Ok, after some times with /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_ecn set to 0,
> it worked. Anyway I strongly suggest to modify this setting ASAP in
> procps. Moreover this is required only for kernel 2.4.5+  (why?

if its to be set anywhere it should be in netbase NOT procps.  if you
put it in /etc/sysctl.conf every default debian system will output an
error on boot:

error: 'net/ipv4/tcp_ecn' is an unknown key

remember the default kernel in woody is 2.2, not 2.4.

there should be a new option added to /etc/network/options just like
the current syncookies option.

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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