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Date:	Tue, 27 Oct 2009 17:56:11 +0100
From:	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
To:	Andreas Petlund <apetlund@...ula.no>
CC:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	shemminger@...tta.com, ilpo.jarvinen@...sinki.fi,
	davem@...emloft.net
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] net: TCP thin linear timeouts

Andreas Petlund a écrit :
> This patch will make TCP use only linear timeouts if the stream is thin. This will help to avoid the very high latencies that thin stream suffer because of exponential backoff. This mechanism is only active if enabled by iocontrol or syscontrol and the stream is identified as thin.
> 

Wont this reduce the session timeout to something very small, ie 15 retransmits, way under the minute ?

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