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Date:	Wed, 5 Sep 2007 07:38:01 +0100
From:	Stephen Hemminger <>
To:	Rick Jones <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [RFC] allow admin/users to specify rto_min in
 milliseconds rather than jiffies

On Tue, 4 Sep 2007 13:20:47 -0700 (PDT)
Rick Jones <> wrote:

> Build upon David Miller's initial patches to set the per-route rto_min
> so users can specify the rto_min in the same units (milliseconds) in
> which they are displayed.  This is desirable because asking users to
> convert to and from jiffies themselves, when there can be different
> values of HZ from system to system would be error prone.
> Signed-off-by: Rick Jones <>
> ---

The api in netlink should be in milliseconds rather than compensating
in the application (iproute2).
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