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Kernel Comparison: Linux (2.6.28) versus Windows (Vista SP1)

 

 

Network

 

Transport Layer - OSI 4

 

Transport Layer (OSI 4) Linux Windows
CUDP (Cyclic User Datagram Protocol) N
Y (patch)
N
Y (patch)
DCCP (Datagram Congestion Control Protocol) Y N
FCP (Fiber Channel Protocol) N
Y (patch)
N
Y (patch)
FCIP (Fiber Channel over TCP/IP) N
Y (patch)
N
Y (patch)
IGMP (Internet Group Management Protocol) Y Y
iSCSI (Internet Small Computer System Interface) Y Y
SPX (Sequenced Packet Exchange) Y N
Y (patch)
RSVP (Resource ReSerVation Protocol) Y Y
SCTP (Stream Control Transmission Protocol) Y Y
SCSI (Small Computer System Interface) Y Y
TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) Y Y
UDP (User Datagram Protocol) Y Y
UDP Lite (User Datagram Protocol Lite) Y Y
VTP (Venturi Transport Protocol) N
Y (patch)
N
Y (patch)
Obsolete
AEP (AppleTalk Echo Protocol) - -
ATP (AppleTalk Transaction Protocol) - -
IL (IL Protocol) - -
NBF (NetBIOS Frames Protocol) N N
NBP (Name Binding Protocol) - -
RTMP (Routing Table Maintenance Protocol) - -

 

Network Layer - OSI 3

 

Network Layer (OSI 3) Linux Windows
IP (Internet Protocol)
IPv4 Y Y
IPv6 Y Y
IPv6 MLD (Multicast Listener Discovery) Y Y
DVMRP (Distance Vector Multicast Routing Protocol) Y Y
ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) Y Y
IGMP (Internet Group Multicast Protocol Y Y
PIM-SM (Protocol Independent Multicast Sparse Mode) Y Y
PIM-DM (Protocol Independent Multicast Dense Mode) Y Y
IPSec (Internet Protocol Security)
IPSec (Internet Protocol Security) Y Y
Others
IPX (Internetwork Packet Exchange) Y N
Y (32bit only add-on)55
RIP (Routing Information Protocol) Y Y
Obsolete
DDP (Datagram Delivery Protocol) - -

 

Data Link Layer - OSI 2

 

Data Link (OSI 2) Linux Windows
WLAN (Wi-Fi, IEEE 802.11) Y Y
ATM Y Y
DTM Y Y
Token Ring Y Y
Ethernet Y Y
FDDI Y Y
Frame Relay Y Y
GPRS Y Y
EVDO Y Y
HSPA Y Y
HDLC Y Y
PPP Y Y

 

TCP

 

TCP Linux Windows
auto TCP receive window resize (RWIN) Y Y
auto TCP receive window resize (RWIN) - default Y Y
timestamps Y Y
timestamps - default Y Y (not initiate)
N (initiate)

 

TCP Congestion

 

TCP congestion avoidance algorithm Linux Windows
default (#503 #505, #504) CUBIC CTCP
Binary Increase Congestion (BIC) Y Y
Compound (CTCP) N
Y (patch)
Y
CUBIC Y N
FAST Y N
H (H-TCP) Y N
High Speed (HS) Y N
Hybla Y N
Illinois N
Y
N
Low Priority Y N
New Reno Y Y
Reno Y N
Scalable Y N
Tahoe Y N
Vegas Y N
Veno Y N
Westwood+ Y N
XCP N
Y (patch)
N
YeAH N
Y
N

 

TCP Acknowledgement

 

TCP Acknowledgement Linux Windows
PAR (Positive Acknowledgement with Re-Transmission RFC 793) Y Y
NACK (Negative Acknowledgement RFC 4077) Y Y
Cumulative ACK (Cumulative Acknowledgement) Y Y
Delayed ACK (Delayed Acknowledgement RFC 831) Y Y
SACK (Selective Acknowledgement RFC 2883) Y Y
Quickack (controversial) Y N

 

TCP Loss Recovery

 

TCP Loss Recovery Linux Windows
F-RTO (Forward Receive Timeout recovery RFC 4138) Y Y
Eifel Detection Algorithm (RFC 3522) Y N

 

IPv6

 

IPv6 Linux Windows
Native IPv6 stack Y Y

 

Wireless

 

Network (wireless) Linux Windows
WiMAX Modem Y Y
WiMAX stack N
Y (2.6.29)
Y
WiBro Modem (mobile WiMAX) N Y
Wibree N N
UMTS-TDD Modem Y Y
WLAN (Wi-Fi, IEEE 802.11a,b,g,n) Y Y
WLAN (Wi-Fi, IEEE 802.11s) Y
N
WLAN (Wi-Fi) encryption - WEP, WPA, WPA2 Y Y
WLAN (Wi-Fi) Quality of Service WMM Y Y
WLAN (Wi-Fi) Power Save WMM Y Y
GPRS Modem Y Y
UMTS Modem Y Y
EVDO Modem Y Y
HSDPA Modem Y Y
Packet Radio Y Y
Bluetooth 2.0 Y Y
Bluetooth 2.1 Y

N

Y (add on)

Bluetooth 3.0 N N
Other Y Y

 

Ethernet

 

Ethernet Linux Windows
100Gb N N
10Gb Y Y
1Gb Y Y
100Mb Y Y
10Mb Y Y
jumbo packets Y Y

 

VPN

 

VPN Linux Windows
VPN protocols (unlisted) Y Y
SSTP N Y48

 

Other Network

 

Network (other) Linux Windows
IR Y Y

 

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