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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net: compute a more reasonable default ip6_rt_max_size
On 5/25/12 8:39 PM, Eric Dumazet wrote:
>
> But your patch is not a "modest increase", so whats the deal ?
>
> A modest increase would be 8192 instead of 4096, regardless of RAM size.
>

Yes - 8192 solves our immediate problem, but I was worrying that the
problem might resurface as ipv6 adoption becomes more widespread.

We were testing a pre-3.0 kernel that didn't have Dave's DST_NOCOUNT
patch. Will retest with that patch applied.

> More over, a boot parameter to tweak it is absolutely not needed

Agreed. Will remove that part.

Still not sure why you'd like to go for one size regardless of
totalram_pages.

-Arun


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