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Re: Long scp transfers fail on dropped packet

 Rich Braun wrote: 
> Dan Ritter wrote: 
>> Why isn't TCP correcting this? 
> Good question.  That's one that, as I said, a predecessor tried but failed to 
> get answered by Red Hat and Dell (who pointed fingers at one another). 

In the situation I've had (which may or may not be related to this), 
software passed the packet on to the OS, which told the software that 
the packet had been passed to TCP properly but in fact was dropped.  So 
TCP wasn't given the opportunity to correct it. 


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