[ipxe-devel] [PATCH] [tcp] Send keepalive packets to prevent TCP stalls

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Fri Jun 10 16:41:26 UTC 2016

On 09/06/16 15:12, Ladi Prosek wrote:
> NAT losing state is definitely one plausible case. Another could be
> some kind of a multi-path setup where failover has just happened and
> the new path is unaware of the connection. Or a virtual machine that
> has just been migrated to another part of the network and the
> infrastructure is still learning its new location, whatever that means
> :-p Hosts that have just come up and are booting could face all kinds
> of network instability problems.
> That's all I can offer in terms of supporting arguments. I know that
> it's been tried and it works. But I also know that there's no RFC to
> refer to, it's a grey territory at best.

Could you try out


and let me know if it has any issues?



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