Issues in TCP Slow-Start Restart After Idle

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Author Amy Hughes 
Last updated 2001-11-30
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This draft discusses variations in the TCP 'slow-start restart' (SSR) algorithm, and the unintended failure of some variations to properly restart in some environments.


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