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SubjectRe: TCP memory pressure question
On Thu, 2002-11-21 at 21:34, David Schwartz wrote:
> When a Linux machine has reached the tcp_mem limit, what will happen to
> 'write's on non-blocking sockets? Will they block until more TCP memory is
> available? Will they return an error code? ENOMEM?

from write(2) man page.

EAGAIN Non-blocking I/O has been selected using O_NONBLOCK and the write
would block.

// Gianni Tedesco (gianni at ecsc dot co dot uk)
lynx --source | gpg --import
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