Re: Ports sticking in 2.1.[8910]..

Alan Cox (
Mon, 18 Nov 1996 19:38:44 +0000 (GMT)

> > Well, I haven't seen anyone else mention it, so I thought I would. Since
> > 2.1.8 I have been having ports stick in FIN_WAIT2. 2.1.7 works fine. Did
> > anyone else notice this?
> I have for one....and also that 2.1.10 is still vunerable to large packet
> pings for me without Alan Cox's big-ping patch

Im now starting to back merge the 2.0.2x fixes into 2.1.10/11. The 2.1.x
also does change TCP so the stuck in FIN_WAIT2 may well be a real problem.