[Bridge] [RFC] bridge: STP timer management range checking

Rick Jones rick.jones2 at hp.com
Tue Sep 2 17:00:40 PDT 2008


David Miller wrote:
> From: Rick Jones <rick.jones2 at hp.com>
> Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2008 09:40:46 -0700
>>Can one change the TCP maximum RTO to be smaller than specified in the specs? 
> We always min-clamp the RTO at RTO calculation time in order to be
> compatible with BSD's coarse grained times.

But tuning TCP_RTO_MAX isn't permitted right?  I'm drawing (perhaps 
flawed) parallels/distinctions between what is/isn't permitted to tweak 
for timers for one protocol versus another and wondering which may be a 
case of sauce for the goose/gander.

rick jones


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