Re: Linux problem with lag & TCP/IP revisted.

From: Daniel Koepke (dkoepke@CALIFORNIA.COM)
Date: 09/09/97

On Tue, 9 Sep 1997, Chris Jacobson wrote:

-+Yes, this >is< a repost, I didn't get any responses last time, and this
-+problem is driving me crazy.  I would like to hear from those of you who
-+have had this problem, and are currently having it, as I intend to get to
-+the root of it and patch it once and for all, then release the patch :-)
-+I'm also on, which has a 2.0.30 kernel, and I doubt I could
-+convince them to upgrade it.

Generally, if people don't answer, then they either don't want to or
don't know the answer.  Repeatedly posting the same question won't
make anyone want to answer you more (quite the opposite, frankly), and
nor will it help anyone else understand your problem.

-+I have installed a 'patch' into my new_descriptor function, to catch that
-+Linux TCP/IP stack problem that caused major lag to the system.

I've never experienced or heard of this problem, although that doesn't
mean it doesn't exist.  Still, it's more likely you'll find someone to
fix it on a Linux mailing list or newsgroup than here.  Remember,
CircleMUD admins run everything from Linux, to Solaris, to BSD, to

Daniel Koepke -:- -:-  [Shadowlord/Nether]

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