Re: kernel 2.4.0 and connections problem
- To: "Krzysztof Mazurczyk" <email@example.com>
- Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: kernel 2.4.0 and connections problem
- From: Russell Coker <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2001 19:11:43 +1000
- Message-id: <01032619114306.01456@lyta>
- Reply-to: Russell Coker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- In-reply-to: <email@example.com>
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> <01032213473108.13202@lyta> <email@example.com>
On Monday 26 March 2001 17:32, Krzysztof Mazurczyk wrote:
> Sorry, I was absent for few days.
> I wasn't clear. My server is connected to LAN and I have no ppp. Users I
> talked about
> connect to server using their own ISP. So I've go only etheret packets from
> a ISP.
> Loggicaly there are two possibilities I suppose.
> 1) Linux kernel error disclosed only if packet was touched by ppp
> 2) An error at users' ISP which is ignored by 2.2.18 by default
> The 1st is less possible because this means that ppp changing contens of ip
> anyhow all packets went throu my firewall also based on 2.4.0.
> If my thinking is right the only one possibilities is to change somewhat
> 2.4.0 kernel. But what.
Have you tried turning off ECN as a test? It's the only thing in 2.4.x that
has triggered problems for me (this only occurs when dealing with broken
firewalls like hotmail used to have).
http://www.coker.com.au/bonnie++/ Bonnie++ hard drive benchmark
http://www.coker.com.au/postal/ Postal SMTP/POP benchmark
http://www.coker.com.au/projects.html Projects I am working on
http://www.coker.com.au/~russell/ My home page