7.0 issues fixed? upgrade timing?

Antony Mawer fbsd-stable at mawer.org
Mon May 12 08:37:11 UTC 2008

Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
>>   [20080229] A change in the way that FreeBSD sends TCP options has been reported to cause odd interactions with some cable modem routers. While this issue is still under investigation, a change has been committed to HEAD that returns the option processing to that of FreeBSD 6. So far, this change has shown some promising results.
> Do you have more details on this?  Open PR, or a thread I can read?  I'm
> thinking it might be related to the net.inet.tcp.rfc1323 sysctl, but I'm
> not sure.

See here:

It's fixed in RELENG_7 as far as I'm aware:


but there was talk of it being an errata candidate for RELENG_7_0, which 
doesn't look like has happened just yet.


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