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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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