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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 0/9] Network receive deadlock prevention for NBD
On Sat, Aug 12, 2006 at 05:46:07PM -0700, David Miller (davem@davemloft.net) wrote:
> From: Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@2ka.mipt.ru>
> Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2006 13:37:06 +0400
>
> > Does it? I though it is possible to only have 64k of working sockets per
> > device in TCP.
>
> Where does this limit come from?
>
> You think there is something magic about 64K local ports,
> but if remote IP addresses in the TCP socket IDs are all
> different, number of possible TCP sockets is only limited
> by "number of client IPs * 64K" and ram :-)

I talked about working sockets, but not about how many of them system
can have at all :)

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Evgeniy Polyakov
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