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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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