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    SubjectRe: Packet timestamps (was: Re: Network performance degradation from 2.6.11.12 to 2.6.16.20)
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    On Tuesday 06 March 2007 14:25, Vladimir B. Savkin wrote:

    > },
    > + {
    > + .ctl_name = NET_CORE_ACCURATE_TIMESTAMPS,
    > + .procname = "accurate_timestamps",
    > + .data = &sysctl_accurate_timestamps,
    > + .maxlen = sizeof(int),
    > + .mode = 0644,
    > + .proc_handler = &proc_dointvec
    > + },
    > { .ctl_name = 0 }
    > };
    >
    >
    > May I ask about integrating this or a similar solution for those
    > like me who values routing performance (with bind9 running) over
    > minor convinience of having tcpdump always display accurate
    > timestamps?
    >

    Quite frankly I dont like this patch :

    1) Fix applications, do not bloat kernel.

    2) "accurate_timestamps" is misleading.
    Should be "disable_timestamps"

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