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SubjectRe: R: Kernel bug handling TCP_RTO_MAX?
On Sat, 14 Dec 2002, Andrew McGregor wrote:

> You're going to make lots of IETFer's really annoyed by suggesting that :-)

I hope not. That was the reason for allowing it to be tuned and for having
a default value equal to the existing one.

> In a closed network, why not have SOCK_STREAM map to something faster than
> TCP anyway?

Sure, just give me a protocol that:
- is reliable
- has low latency
- comes with the standard kernel
and I'll just use it. But you always get only 2 out ot 3...

Bogdan Costescu

IWR - Interdisziplinaeres Zentrum fuer Wissenschaftliches Rechnen
Universitaet Heidelberg, INF 368, D-69120 Heidelberg, GERMANY
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E-mail: Bogdan.Costescu@IWR.Uni-Heidelberg.De

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