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[SLUG] Re: Anything like pcAnywhere - some interesting twists



That's a thought.  I suppose that would be a compile flag in ssh.
The only thing is that the problem appears to be more when the server is
sending a screen down; they are still small packets (typically 300-500
bytes), nowhere near the MTU/MRU of the link

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Howard.  LANNet Computing Associates <http://lannetlinux.com>
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On Thu, 14 Jun 2001 david@nospam.prometheus.com.au wrote:

> Howard Lowndes wrote:
> > 
> > My perception, by watching the tcpdump stream, is that the ssh traffic
> > from Linux to Linux appears more halting than the Windows to Linux
> > traffic.
> > 
> > I am at a loss to understand it as both traffic streams pass through the
> > same gateway, so I guess the problem must be with the local Linux box,
> > either the ssh app or the vncviewer app.
> 
> Could this be something to do with Nagle algorithm or other tunable
> parameters in the networking? Turning on Nagle usually increases useful
> throughput on a busy connection, but it hurts latency, which can be a
> worry for interactive use.
> 
> With Linux you can turn Nagle on or off according to taste. I think so
> for MS-Windows also. It could be just a matter of default settings on
> the two systems nbeing different.
> 


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