From: John Mc Donald (johnmcd at domain cs.may.ie)
Date: Thu 02 Sep 1999 - 17:39:53 IST
Do you have anymore info on this problem? and can you be
more specific on how exactly you messed around with these
Padraig Brady wrote:
> this is known as spiralling death problem i think.
> I had the same problem when doing large downloads
> over FTP. I messed around with the TCP parameters
> MTU and WindowSize I think and it worked fine
> from then on.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Alan Sobey [mailto:ags at domain tinet.ie]
> > Sent: 02 September 1999 04:52
> > To: ilug at domain linux.ie
> > Subject: Re: [ILUG] [Kinda OT] Bizare behaviour from ftp
> > > The problem is that every time I try to download
> > > howto-korean-6.0-4.noarch.rpm
> > > the connection stalls and eventually times out(!?!). I have
> > had similar
> > Yes, I've had the same problem with different red hat distros, usually
> > stopping on hdlist and some other files. Unfortunately I've
> > no solution
> > but would also love an explanation if anyone has one.
> > > I am no network expert but it seems to me that something is
> > happening
> > > internally
> > > in our network because the problem occurs whether I try it
> > from a Unix
> > > or
> > > Windows box.
> > Same here, (but VAX and windows) although I did manage to
> > download hdlist
> > once from home
> > over a ppp line (under windows afair).
> > Alan.
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