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Re: [PATCH] IPv6: Sysctl for ICMPv6 Rate Limitation

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Subject: Re: [PATCH] IPv6: Sysctl for ICMPv6 Rate Limitation
From: YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 <yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 14:55:51 +0900 (JST)
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In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0210240847280.8872-100000@netcore.fi>
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In article <Pine.LNX.4.44.0210240847280.8872-100000@xxxxxxxxxx> (at Thu, 24 Oct 
2002 08:50:25 +0300 (EEST)), Pekka Savola <pekkas@xxxxxxxxxx> says:

> > +icmp/*:
> > +ratelimit - INTEGER
> > +   Limit the maximal rates for sending ICMPv6 packets.
> > +   0 to disable any limiting, otherwise the maximal rate in jiffies(1)
> > +   Default: 100
> > +
> 
> Does this rate-limit all ICMPv6 packets or just ICMPv6 error messages (as 
> specified in ICMPv6 specifications).
> 
> If all, I believe the default of rate-limiting everything is unacceptable.

This patch just adds sysctl.  It is my documentation error...
is s/ICMPv6 packets/ICMPv6 error packets/ ok?

(I need to do s/100/HZ/, too; This also lives in ICMP(v4)).

--yoshfuji


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