Re: Do the counters turn over?

Alan Cox (
Fri, 12 Mar 1999 15:07:54 +0000 (GMT)

> I have noticed that after writing 2^31 bytes to a TCP stream, the
> application is given an error and can no longer write to the socket. Are
> there known problems with counters cycling?

No, and the counters for ack, seq are pseudo-random start points in TCP too

What specific error, example code ?

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