Re: Regd window size

From: Alan Cox (alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk)
Date: Mon Jan 31 2000 - 07:14:19 EST


> Our organization uses VSAT connectivity for Internet Access and we are
> advised to increase window sizing on our Linux (RedHat 6.1) servers to get
> better result. What is the maximum possible size of window and how can I
> increase it? Thanks for your time.

Linux already runs the largest size safe windows for connections to hosts
lack window scaling (32768 bytes), and to doing window scaling when allowed

To turn up the scaled windows double or quadruple

        /proc/sys/net/core/rmem_default and wmem_default

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