Subject: Re: making SOMAXCONN patchable/sysctl'able?
To: Matt Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <email@example.com>
Date: 01/22/2000 13:07:32
[resending to a corrected address for Jason, since NASA hasn't been
> >I'd like to do this, so's to allow dynamically changing SOMAXCONN
> >without requiring a kernel build/reboot. Anyone object?
> >Any other static params to do while I'm in there?
> >this affects listening sockets in all protocol families, so I think it
> >should go in a socket-level part of the mib. Does creating net.socket
> >and putting it as net.socket.maxconn sound OK?
> >(or lisen_queue_max? Any prior art, in Tru64, Solaris, ?)
> 2msl should be settable.
That should go into the existing net.inet.tcp, with a big warning flag
saying "setting this too small can lead to data corruption".
> so should be the default ttl (tcp_ttl)
That should also go into the existing net.inet.tcp