Accessing Toronto Public Library's Website with Linux

Merv Curley mervc-MwcKTmeKVNQ at
Sat Dec 20 04:13:23 UTC 2008

On December 19, 2008, Giles Orr wrote:
> Hi Merv.
> As it turns out, what I did to fix it on my machine and what I said on
> the website are different.  And what's on the website is wrong.  This
> is because I read while writing the
> note.  I was at work when I did it, not at home (where my Linux box
> is).  Use this:
> echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_window_scaling
> It's not creating the file, it's changing the value in the file.
Thats what I thought it was doing. My ignorance of /proc is astounding so I 
never would have found the correct file.

At any rate, what a difference at the Web site, Konqueror and Firefox get 
selected pages up almost instantly not 30 - 60 seconds later.  Now to make it 
permanent on all my computers and distros.

Thank you for the fix to the fix.  Much appreciated.


Merv Curley
Toronto, Ont. Can

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