I'll look into it and update the list.

info-multinet@process.com wrote:
>
>This kit is missing from the website...
>
>-ross-
>
>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]
>>

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