Re: PPP imbalance under 2.0.33

Alan Cox (
Mon, 19 Jan 1998 23:03:40 +0000 (GMT)

> I'm not sure if this has always been a problem, or has just appeared in
> kernels 2.0.32 and 2.0.33 since I haven't really used anything else.

It has always been there. Here's a quick fix for you however. Edit
drivers/net/ppp.c and set the dev->tx_queue_len = assignment to be
dev->tx_queue_len = 3

> 3) The socket layer is broken in some way. But this would affect my
> local ethernet segment, and I haven't seen anything like that happening.

Your modem has a lot of buffering and tcp never claimed to be fair. Lowering
the total buffering sorts stuff out