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Re: [PATCH] tcp: efficient port randomistion (rev 3)

To: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tcp: efficient port randomistion (rev 3)
From: Michael Vittrup Larsen <michael.vittrup.larsen@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 11:17:03 +0200
Cc: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Tuesday 21 December 2004 00:39, David S. Miller wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Dec 2004 17:09:00 -0800
>
> Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > okay, here is the revised version. Testing shows that it
> > is more consistent, and just as fast as existing code,
> > probably because of the getting rid of portalloc_lock and
> > better distribution.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
>
> Queued up for 2.6.11, thanks Stephen.

What's the status of this - I see it is not part of 2.6.12?

Is there a general dislike of the port randomisation mechanism or?

/Michael

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