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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/8] networking/fanotify: declare fanotify socket numbers
    Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
    > On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 05:51:42PM -0400, Eric Paris (eparis@redhat.com) wrote:
    > > For some things yes, some things no. I'd have to understand where loss
    > > can happen to know if it's feasible. If I know loss happens in the
    > > sender context that's great. If it's somewhere in the middle and the
    > > sender doesn't immediately know it'll never be delivered, yes, I don't
    > > think it can solve all my needs. How many places can and skb get lost
    > > between the sender and the receiver?
    >
    > When queue is full or you do not have enough RAM. Both are reported at
    > 'sending' time.

    Can you ->poll() and wait reliably until the queue will accept an skb?
    (A few spurious EAGAINs/ENOBUFs is ok, as long as it's not the norm).

    -- Jamie


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