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SubjectRe: tcp stack tuning and Checkpoint FW1 & Legato Networker
On Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 07:02:36PM -0700, George Bonser wrote:
> > I want to set the tcp_keepalive timer to 60 seconds and understand
> > possible implications for Linux.
> echo 60 >/proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_keepalive_time

By default, this is only polled by the kernel every 75 seconds, so
you would still lose. In 2.2, this is hard-coded. In 2.4,
/proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_keepalive_intvl will probably help, but I
haven't tried it.

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