TCP aborted from state FIN_WAIT1 after empty 60 secs

Matthew Seaman matthew at
Sat Mar 7 16:58:50 UTC 2015

On 2015/03/07 15:49, Rory Byrne wrote:
> I've been doing some cross-platform testing and I noticed some unusual behaviour
> in the way FreeBSD handles TCP connections. Consider the following scenario:
>  1. A server writes a 20K payload to the socket send buffer and calls close()
>     or shutdown().
>  2. The client, who has a small socket receive buffer of 8K, sits idle rather
>     than trying to read the payload off the stream.

Hi, Rory,

If you re-post your question on freebsd-net at ... you should get a
response from someone with expertise in this area.



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