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Re: [PATCH] Improve behaviour of Netlink Sockets

To: Pablo Neira <pablo@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Improve behaviour of Netlink Sockets
From: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 19 Sep 2004 19:04:28 -0400
Cc: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Pablo,

Please dont be discouraged by this. You have some valuable contribution
it just needs to be put in proper context.
I am sure Herbert will be than happy to help you clean the patch as will
I when i get cycles.
Post the stress tool when you get the chance.
 
cheers,
jamal

On Sun, 2004-09-19 at 18:55, Pablo Neira wrote:
> Hi Jamal,
> 
> jamal wrote:
> 
> >Theres one valuable piece in his patch. Ability to congestion control
> >the kernel so user space can clear the socket queue. The alternative is
> >an overun. You have shot a hole in the workqueue approach. May i also
> >recommend we revert the patch until we have a better resolution, Dave?
> >  
> >
> 
> whatever you decided I'll be ok to improve the solution
> 
> >Pablo you really need to provide some good testcases to prove this.
> >  
> >
> 
> Jamal, I told you that I made a tool to stress netlink sockets, I think 
> that it could help. I'll post in some hours to the maillist.
> 
> regards,
> Pablo
> 


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