timeout in fedora c2

Kjetil Torgrim Homme kjetilho at ifi.uio.no
Wed Aug 11 08:58:29 BST 2004

On man, 2004-08-09 at 09:14 +0200, Roberto Nibali wrote:
> Yunfeng Hou wrote:
> > The version in Fedora core 2 does not have the timeout
> > sys control variables in /proc/sys/net/ipv4/vs
> > directory. And I checked the source code and found
> > that these variables being disabled by "#if 0" block.
> Correct.
> > Anyone please tell me if the function to control TCPIP
> > timeouts are really disabled.
> Yes, obviously. But to be honest, I don't remember exactly why. Wensong?

I was a bit annoyed to find that the proc values (or sysctl) had no
effect in the RHEL WS 3.0 kernel, so I guess it's good they are gone so
no confusion can happen.  you have to use the setsockopt interface
instead, this is what ipvsadm --set does.

Kjetil T.

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