Re: kernel 2.4.0 and connections problem
- To: "Russell Coker" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Subject: Re: kernel 2.4.0 and connections problem
- From: "Krzysztof Mazurczyk" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2001 13:48:44 +0200
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I have compilled kernel without ECN.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Russell Coker" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Krzysztof Mazurczyk" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, March 26, 2001 11:11 AM
Subject: Re: kernel 2.4.0 and connections problem
> 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
> > 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
> > packet,
> > 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
> > configuration
> > 2.4.0 kernel. But what.
> Have you tried turning off ECN as a test? It's the only thing in 2.4.x
> has triggered problems for me (this only occurs when dealing with broken
> firewalls like hotmail used to have).
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