tcp.sack and debug.mpsafenet in FreeBSD 6.0/AMD64

Robert Watson rwatso at
Wed Dec 7 23:10:22 PST 2005

On Thu, 8 Dec 2005, Ganbold wrote:

> I just upgraded FreeBSD 5.3-STABLE/AMD64 successfully to FreeBSD 
> 6.0-STABLE/AMD64. I was using debug.mpsafenet=0 and 
> net.inet.tcp.sack.enable=0 with 5.3/AMD64 due to TCP SACK/MPSAFENET bug. Is 
> it safe to enable these in 6.0 now?

I can't speak to the specifics of your confiugration and situation, but can 
say that a number of significant bugs in the TCP and socket code have been 
fixed since 5.3-RELEASE.  If any problems with networking do persiste for you 
in RELENG_6, please let me know.

Robert N M Watson

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