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    SubjectRe: Turning off nagle algorithm in 2.2.x and 2.4.x kernels?
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    Zameer.Ahmed@gs.com ("Ahmed, Zameer") writes:

    > Hi,
    > Is there a way to turn off nagle compression in the kernel for 2.2.x
    > and 2.4.x kernels? For the same custom app used under Solaris and Linux.
    > Turning off nagle algorithm boosted perf on Solaris, I tried commenting out
    >
    > #bool 'IP: Disable NAGLE algorithm (normally enabled)' CONFIG_TCP_NAGLE_OF
    >
    > from the net/ipv4/Config.in 2.2.19 kernel and still the degradation in
    > network performance for packts in midsize persists
    > I tried the 2.4.16 kernel. This gave me very slight improvement, but not
    > quite what is expected.

    Read the tcp(7) manpage. Enabling the TCP_NODELAY socket option disables
    nagle per socket. The Config option is a noop and hasn't done anything for
    a long time.

    -Andi

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