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Date:	Fri, 26 Oct 2007 16:46:36 -0700
From:	Rick Jones <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [2.6 patch] always export sysctl_{r,w}mem_max

David Miller wrote:
> If DLM really wants minimum, it can use SO_SNDBUFFORCE and
> SO_RCVBUFFORCE socket options and use whatever limits it
> likes.
> But even this is questionable.


Is that something netperf should be using though?  Right now it uses the regular 
SO_[SND|RCV]BUF calls and is at the mercy of sysctls.  I wonder if it would be 
better to have it use their FORCE versions to make life easier on the 
benchmarker - such as myself - who has an unfortunate habit of forgetting to 
update sysctl.conf :)

rick jones
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