Subject: Re: default values for IPv4
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-net
Date: 06/12/2002 00:56:46
On Wed, Jun 12, 2002 at 10:55:17AM +0900, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:
> > > 	it seems that the default values for IPv4 operation is rather outdated.
> > > 	do people mind if I put the values like following into /etc/sysctl.conf?
> > > 	(or, any suggestions for values?)
> >How about changing the default values in the code?
> 	of course that's another possiblity, but i'm not sure if it is okay to
> 	do so (given the amount of efforts put into backward compatibility
> 	in this project).

Okay, so, I'm trying to understand what you're saying here -- and failing

What, exactly, does changing these two defaults have to do with "backward

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