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Re: netlink drops messages.

To: kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: netlink drops messages.
From: "James R. Leu" <jleu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 13:14:56 -0600
Cc: jleu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx, gleb@xxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <200101161848.VAA31729@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; from kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx on Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 09:48:48PM +0300
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On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 09:48:48PM +0300, kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Hello!
> > You didn't say "retransmission" of missed netlink information, you said
> > "resynchronize doing dumps".  These are completly differnt things.
> Think a bit.

About what?  How silly it is to think that netlink isn't reliable?

> > If netlink can't provide reliable update information then it needs to be
> > changed.
> 8)8)8)
> If you will invent a way to reliably store N bytes having
> storage of only 1 byte, you will make a revolution in technique. 8)

I'm not asking for the impossible.  Sequence numbers and/or client
to server ACKs would solve the problem.


> Alexey
James R. Leu

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