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Re: TCP SYN cookies and Bug #520668

On Feb 13, Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> wrote:

> The upstream default is that they are disabled.  The onus is on
> proponents to argue why this should be changed.
The proposed rationale for the change is that SYN cookies are not used
until the SYN queue is full and at that point it is more useful to have
new TCP sessions without window scaling than no new TCP sessions at all.
Do you disagree?


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