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Re: synproxy state "broken"



On Thu, 20 Jan 2005 12:18:15 +0100, Daniel Hartmeier
<[email protected]> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 02:42:45AM -0800, craSH wrote:
> 
> > As mentioned on the OpenBSD-misc list, synproxy state was apparently
> > "broken" (causing for slow throughput) in OpenBSD 3.5 - 3.6-release.
> 
> I assume you're referring to
> 
>   http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/openbsd/cvs/2004-11/0752.html
Yes, This is the issue I am referring to.
> 
> The problem was that (under the wrong circumstances), a packet of the
> TCP handshake could be dropped, leading to retransmissions and delays
> during the handshake, visible as delay of some seconds during connection
> establishment. Once the connection was successfully established, however,
> there was no effect on throughput.
> 
> > I was wondering if anyone knows about the status of this issue with
> > FreeBSD's pf port?
> 
> The FreeBSD port is based on OpenBSD's 3.5 release. The above problem
> was introduced in OpenBSD 3.5-current after the release. Hence, the
> FreeBSD port never had the problem and didn't need a bugfix.
Thanks for the information, good to know.
> 
> Daniel
>