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RE: MS offers "Services For Unix" free of charge
On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, Peter A. Castro wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, Dave Korn wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2004-01-14 at 20:35, Brian Dessent wrote:
> > > > Ooh, ooh! Somebody port KDE's Kioslave feature to Cygwin.
> > > > Then I'll
> > > > finally be able to mount as a drive letter that ISO9660 image on my
> > > > remote Appletalk share that's tunneled through ssh through a http
> > > > proxy on my IP-over-carrier pigeon link.
> > > >
> > > > Brian
> > > >
> > > With carrier pigeon 1.0, the beak is so small you have to
> > > dis-assemble/re-assemble the IP packets.
> > Unfortunately, PMTU discovery doesn't work over avian carrier. Sending
> > out bigger and bigger packets until you find the size that makes the carrier
> > choke was banned by the humane society.... But it's a good way to make
> > pate....
> Have you considered IP-over-cheetah? It's lightning speed provides much
> better interactive responsiveness, with minimal packet loss (unless it's
> real hungry). Simply tie the packet around it's neck (provided it
> doesn't byte your packet assembler), point it towards the gazelle enabled
> backbone traffic feeder and off it's goes! :)
> > cheers,
> > DaveK
Unfortunately, IP-over-cheetah can only handle short stretches of huge
bandwidth communication, and then the network goes down and the
connections need to be reset...
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