[PATCH] TCP window tracking retransmission handling
kadlec at blackhole.kfki.hu
Tue Jan 25 11:09:02 CET 2005
On Tue, 25 Jan 2005, Martin Josefsson wrote:
> > [However, from another point of view, we actually could get rid of the
> > feeble attempt of detecting resent packets (and thus the retrans and
> > last_end fields) with the price of possible dangling connections in the
> > conntrack table. The current code handles just fine "reopening" stuck
> > connections.]
> I think this is one of the features that really help keep the hashtable
> small and nice. And of course the ability to disable connection pickup by
> disabling ip_conntrack_tcp_loose. With the old code I easily had ~100k
> entries in the hashtable, with the new code and loose disabled I see
> 35-40k entries unless there's a lot of udp scanning going on.
Thank you, such reports are always wanted.
> I'd like for it to continue existing unless it bloats the code and
> datastructures too much.
Patrick, please submit the patch for kernel inclusion.
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