Subject: Re: IFQ_MAXLEN: How large can it be?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 11/16/2006 09:31:13
On Nov 16, 2006, at 7:15 AM, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> It controls how often the system clock "ticks". Much network
> happens at the next clock tick after the network interrupt that
> transfers the data from the network interface, not immediately upon
> hardware interrupt, so it is possible that causing the clock to tick
> more often may help with your problem. Try a value of 1024.
This is not true. It happens in the softnet handler often immediately
after the network interface's interrupt handler returns.