Re: TCP RTT woes revisited

Bob Walsh (
Mon, 15 Dec 86 13:04:49 EST


Have you thought of using a separate variable to measure the RTT of each
packet so that you can update you smoothed RTT using the EACKs?

When I last did RDP work, RDP and TCP were roughly the same speed. Maybe
RDP was a bit quicker even in the LAN environment. The reason RDP did
not dominate TCP was that the machines I was using were VAXes and the
RDP checksumming algorithm did not run as fast as it would on a machine
with a different byte ordering (like the 68K based workstations).


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