(forw) Re: Ack/Fin packets dropped.
Sat, 28 Jul 2001 08:16:54 +0200
On Sat, Jul 28, 2001 at 03:48:08AM +0200, Alexander Demenshin wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 27, 2001 at 01:43:44PM -0500, Alex Stevens wrote:
> > Many times (check the archives). You can change the timeout values and
> > recompile. 12 minutes works pretty well for me (I think the default is 5), but
> I wonder why this is (still) not configurable via /proc/sys/net interface...
The usual reason is "don't confuse the user with too many buttons", and
"don't confuse us by making bug reports even more unreliable".
Personally, I don't find these two arguments sufficiently strong to
accept frustrating the knowledgeable-but-not-a-code-hacker person.