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Date:	Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:52:29 -0500 (EST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net 1/2] tcp: disable Fast Open on timeouts after

From: Yuchung Cheng <>
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2015 18:17:30 -0800

> Some middle-boxes black-hole the data after the Fast Open handshake
> (
> The exact reason is unknown. The work-around is to disable Fast Open
> temporarily after multiple recurring timeouts with few or no data
> delivered in the established state.
> Signed-off-by: Yuchung Cheng <>
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <>
> Reported-by: Christoph Paasch <>

Applied and queued up for -stable.

Just out of curiosity, why isn't a test for zero data sufficient?

Do these middle-boxes sometimes not black-hole all of the data?
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