OpenSSH 4.7: call for testing.
imorgan at nas.nasa.gov
Thu Aug 16 08:21:48 EST 2007
On Wed, Aug 15, 2007 at 13:11:21 -0400, Chris Rapier wrote:
> Darren Tucker wrote:
> > * The SSH channel window size has been increased, which improves
> > performance on high-BDP networks.
> While I'm a fan of larger buffers I'm also leery of arbitrarily
> increasing buffer sizes statically. While a larger buffer will help in
> bulk data transfers it can be a hindrance in other situations. In this
> case I'm mostly concerned about issues relating to overbuffering in
> interactive sessions. Has the dev team looked at this?
We've been using the patch that Markus originally posted on this
list back in 2005 on a number of systems for over a year and have
not observed any issues with interactive sessions. Admittedly,
that patch set the channel buffer to 1.25 MB rather than 2MB.
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