[Scottish] Anybody know how to tweak network in SuSE

stephen donaldson steve at openoz.net
Mon Jan 30 03:16:44 GMT 2006

Add this to /etc/rc.local
vi //etc/init.d/boot.local and add your line, it will run on boot up

echo 8 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_adv_win_scale

It will load after all other services.


Colin McKinnon wrote:

>Hi All,
>Does anybody know where I setup TCP Window scaling in SuSE 9.3 (2.6 kernel).
>I've just switched from 2 to 8 and it makes a BIG difference. I know I can 
>echo 8 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_adv_win_scale
>but I'll never remember to do that every time I switch on my pooter.
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