mpd 3.18 and FreeBSD 6.0
glebius at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jan 20 11:08:09 PST 2006
On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 06:57:23PM -0000, jhall at vandaliamo.net wrote:
j> > I guess you are using PPTP, although this word is absent in your mail. mpd
j> > can support different protocols, so reporting what you are actually using
j> > is important.
j> > The PPTP protocol has a terrible idea - windowing, that degradates tunnel
j> > performance a lot. In FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE ng_pptpgre(4) didn't support
j> > windowing at all. In modern FreeBSD ng_pptpgre(4) supports windowing. In
j> > mpd windowing is turned on by default. This is done because some modern
j> > MS Windows versions will refuse to connect if windowing is disabled. I
j> > think, that if you disable windowing in mpd config, your performance will
j> > come back.
j> Yes, you are correct, I am using PPTP and I should have specified that in
j> my initial e-mail. Since I am using FreeBSD with mpd at both ends of the
j> link is preferred to disable windowing on the client side, or the server
j> side? If possible, I would prefer to disable it on the client side since
j> I have several Windows users who also connect to this server.
In general it is better to disable it on server, but be ready to turn it
back if some incomaptible Windows version will want to connect.
Totus tuus, Glebius.
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