[ale] Kernel 2.4.x and FTP

James Kinney jkinney at localnetsolutions.com
Fri Apr 13 17:38:32 EDT 2001

during the make {x|menu}config make sure that
explicit congestion notification is disabled (not even a module)
It is in the network stuff.

If only the other people on the net would _use_ the good tools...
ECN, IPv6, etc.

On Fri, 13 Apr 2001, Joseph A. Knapka wrote:

> Michael Smith wrote:
> >
> > Wasn't something implemented in 2.4 that will only allow you to go to web
> > sites or  ftp sites if the site supported a certain protocol.  I remember
> > someone mentioning that this option needed to be turned off when you compile
> > your 2.4 kernel or you couldn't surf to certain sites.
> >
> > Anyone remember this thread of conversation about 2.4?
> >
> > I think this could solve your problem.....
> >
> Explicit Congestion Notification. 2.4 supports it, many routers
> don't; you have to disable it in the kernel to play nice with
> everything on the Internet. I don't know how to do that offhand,
> but Google is your friend.

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