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On May 11, 2005, at 5:23 PM, bryant@PROCESS.COM wrote:

> MultiNet ECO kit announcement
>
> The following ECO kit is now available for MultiNet:
>
> ECO: KERNEL-UPDATE-090_A050
> Description: Disable arp info OPCOM msgs; fix Telnet user ID
> flags problem
> Release date: 11-MAY-2005
> Ranking: 3
> Max ranking: 1
> Versions: V5.0A
>
>
> ftp://ftp.multinet.process.com/patch.../kernel-update
> -090_a050.zip
>
> To search the MultiNet ECO database, please visit the following URL:
>
> http://www.multinet.process.com/eco.html
>
> For more information, contact Process Software via:
>
> E-mail: support@process.com
> Phone: 1-800-394-8700
>
> The ECO kit README contents are below.
>
> -----------------------------------------------------------
> KERNEL-UPDATE-090_A050 ECO kit rev 9.0 For Multinet V5.0 Rev A
> 11-May-2005
>
> Copyright (c) 2004, 2005, Process Software LLC
>
> ************** NOTE **************
>
> KERNEL-UPDATE-021_A050 and later REQUIRES the following UCXDRIVER
> kit:
> - for MultiNet v5.0: UCXDRIVER-012_A050 or later
>
> **********************************
>
> Overall ECO Rank 1 [KERNEL-UPDATE-070_A050]
> Version 9.0 Rank 3
>
> This ECO kit provides a new version of the MultiNet kernel,
> MULTINET.EXE, for Multinet V5.0 Rev A. This kernel includes the
> following changes:
>
> KERNEL-UPDATE-090_A50 - ECO Rank 3
> -----------------------------------
> - Added the ability to disable "arp info overwritten..." OPCOM
> messages by setting the kernel variable ARP_OVERWRITTEN_LOGS
> to 0 (zero). (DE 9948)
>
> - Fixed problem with /encr & /auth flags that were being added
> arbitrarily to the end of the user id string on incoming
> telnet
> connections. (DE 9881)
>
>
> ----------------------------------------
>
> This kit also includes the following changes from previous ECO
> kits:
>
> KERNEL-UPDATE-080_A50 - ECO Rank 3
> -----------------------------------
> - Add the kernel variables TCP_DO_NAGLE, TCP_USER_TTL, TCP_USER_TOS,
> TCP_TOS, and TCP_TTL that were in previous versions of MultiNet to
> MultiNet 5.0. TCP_DO_NAGLE can be set to 0 (zero) to disable the
> Nagle algorithm (RFC 896) which can delay sending TCP data by up to
> 200 milliseconds in the hopes that multiple sends can be combined
> into a single transmission. TCP_USER_TTL and TCP_USER_TOS can be
> set to 0 (zero) to cause the value of TCP_TTL or TCP_TOS
> (respectively) to be used for the TTL or TOS fields instead of the
> normal values. (DE 9971)
>
> KERNEL-UPDATE-070_A50 - ECO Rank 1
> -----------------------------------
> - Correct a potential system crash when flushing routes with
> MULTINET SET/ROUTE/FLUSH. (DE 9950)
>
> - Correct a synchronization problem that can cause a system crash
> when setting a new address on a PD device that currently has an
> address. (DE 9873)
>
> KERNEL-UPDATE-063_A050 - ECO Rank 2
> -----------------------------------
> - Correct a problem with how connections in TIME_WAIT state are
> processed that can cause other connections to get erroneously
> deleted. (D/E 9936)
>
> - Correct a problem with selects on sockets with non-blocking writes
> completing before there is buffer space available. (D/E 9919)
>
> - Correct a problem which allowed a bind to a port on a specific
> address after one had already been done on the wildcard address.
> If the process is binding a specific port, then processes that have
> SYSPRV, OPER, BYPASS or a group less than or equal to EXE$GL_SYSUIC
> can bind to ports that are already bound unless the MultiNet kernel
> variable ALLOW_SUSER_BIND_HIJACK is set to 0 (zero) with:
> MULTINET SET/KERNEL ALLOW_SUSER_BIND_HIJACK 0
> Processes that are binding an unspecified port will always get a
> port that is not bound to either the specific address or the
> wildcard address. (D/E 9922)
>
> KERNEL-UPDATE-050_A050 - ECO Rank 3
> -----------------------------------
> - Correct a problem with not retransmitting responses to connection
> open requests when the acknowledgement of the response is not
> received. (D/E 9801)
>
> - Performance improvements.
>
> - The ability to bypass most of the IPSEC code by setting the kernel
> variable NO_IPSEC to a non-zero value. This can improve throughput
> for sites that do not use IPSEC. If you desire to set this
> variable, it should be done very soon after starting MultiNet
> (MULTINET:LOCAL_ROUTES.COM is a good place to put it).
> Once the variable has been set to a non-zero value you should NOT
> set it to 0 (zero). Changing the variable from non-zero to zero
> while the system is running may result in a system crash due to
> expected data structures that are created at one point for a
> connection being missing at later times.
>
> - Provided a means of controlling the memory and I/O usage
> while
> using DECNET-over-IP (Phase V). A new kernel variable
> PWIP_IO_LIMIT has been provided. (D/E 7128)
>
> - Allow read and write attention ASTs to be canceled from the
> BG device. (D/E 9860)
>
> KERNEL-UPDATE-040_A050 - ECO Rank 2
> -----------------------------------
> - Correct an error which would cause MultiNet to drop TCP packets
> when the last part of the host IP address is between 224 and 239.
> (D/E 9760)
>
> KERNEL-UPDATE-030_A050 - ECO Rank 3
> -----------------------------------
> - Provide a method of controlling the range for ephemeral
> ports.
> Use the commands:
> MULTINET SET/KERNEL IPPORT_EPHEMERAL_MIN nnnn
> to set the minimume value.
> MULTINET SET/KERNEL IPPORT_USERRESERVED nnnn
> to set the maximum value. The default values are 1025 and
> 5000,
> which reserves ports between 1025 and 5000 as ephemeral ports. It
> is recommended that this be done early in the MultiNet startup;
> MULTINET:LOCAL_ROUTES.COM would be a good place to put the
> command. (D/E 9753)
>
> - Remove a debugging statement that was accidentily left in.
> (D/E 9749)
>
> KERNEL-UPDATE-021_A050 - ECO Rank 1
> -----------------------------------
> - Correct a problem where an attempt to perform a set or get
> options on a socket that is mostly closed can cause a system
> crash. (DE 9674)
>
> - Corrects a problem where a $QIO with nowait, would return
> an error status of SYSTEM-F-SHUT (0x208c) instead of
> SYSTEM-F-SUSPENDED (0x03a4). (DE 9677)
>
> - Corrected a potential crash for an ICMP message received over
> an interface that does not have an IP address. (DE 9700)
>
> KERNEL-UPDATE-010_A050 - ECO Rank 3
> -----------------------------------
> - The kernel keeps a list of pending data transactions to be sent
> down to the interface. If that queue gets too large, the kernel
> will drop a packet and retransmit it after a calculated retransmit
> timer has expired. That queue has been lengthened to help prevent
> an unnecessary dependence on retransmissions in high activity times.
> (D/E 9626)
>
> - Correct a problem where multiple processes can bind to the same
> port when SO_REUSEADDR is set and INADDR_ANY is used
> (D/E 9631) ECO Rank 3
>
> ************** NOTE **************
>
> KERNEL-UPDATE-021_A050 and later REQUIRES the following UCXDRIVER
> kit:
> - for MultiNet v5.0: UCXDRIVER-012_A050 or later
>
> **********************************
>
> You must reboot after installing this ECO kit for the changes to
> take effect.
>
>
> [End of ECO announcement]
>