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Re: [BUG] overflow in net/ipv4/route.c rt_check_expire()

To: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [BUG] overflow in net/ipv4/route.c rt_check_expire()
From: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2005 17:43:37 +1000
Cc: Robert.Olsson@xxxxxxxxxxx, dada1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Sat, Apr 02, 2005 at 11:55:28AM -0800, David S. Miller wrote:
> I think we should, in the short term, increase the secret interval
> where it exists in the tree (netfilter conntrack is another instance
> for example).

We could also move rt_cache_flush into a kernel thread.  When the
number of chains is large this function is really expensive for a
softirq handler.

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