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SubjectRe: bug in 2.1.89 include/net/sock.h?


On Sun, 22 Mar 1998, Alan Cox wrote:
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> Your analysis is slightly flawed. ACK frames are a legitimate resource and
> need resource management like anything else. The wakeups are a valid issue,
> however I dont think we can simply forget about resource management of ack
> frames. Whether they should be charged to the socket or to some seperate
> ack resource is a good question. That resource itself has to be vaguely
> fairly shared.

How about a "per-route" thing? If the ack's aren't going out on a certain
route, there is no point in charging the overhead to the socket, because
all sockets with that route will have the same problem.

Linus


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