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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] support for Cobalt Networks (x86 only) systems (for realthis
    On Fri, 1 Jun 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

    > I am sure that to an unpriviledged application reporting back the same result
    > as we saw last time we asked the hardware unless it is over 30 seconds old
    > will work fine. Maybe 10 for link partner ?

    No way! If I implement a HA application which depends on link status, I
    want the info to be accurate, I don't want to know that 30 seconds ago I
    had good link.

    IMHO, rate limiting is the only solution.

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    Bogdan Costescu

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    E-mail: Bogdan.Costescu@IWR.Uni-Heidelberg.De

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