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Why do some TCP congestion algorithms stay in a congestion avoidance state all the time ?

asked 08 Apr '17, 02:26

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edited 10 Apr '17, 18:16

How did you get the values?

(08 Apr '17, 03:08) Christian_R

That is the really bad thing about congestion avoidance algorithms like RENO. Once a session has entered congestion avoidance mode it will never escape.

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answered 08 Apr '17, 03:07

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Don't know, have no good test setup for reproducing it. But I would give CTCP from Microsoft give a try. Because as I understand it right it doesn't grow linear after the congestion. I am curious about your findings.

(08 Apr '17, 07:31) Christian_R

I think the only one is probably BBR, which is pretty new:

(08 Apr '17, 10:11) Jasper ♦♦

@Jasper Very interesting link!

(09 Apr '17, 14:44) Christian_R
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