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Date:	Mon, 17 Dec 2007 15:15:48 +0100
From:	Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>
To:	Sami Farin <safari-netfilter@...ari.iki.fi>
CC:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, dada1@...mosbay.com,
	jarkao2@...il.com, netfilter-devel@...r.kernel.org,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [NETFILTER] xt_hashlimit : speedups hash_dst()

Sami Farin wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 15, 2007 at 21:42:19 -0800, David Miller wrote:
>> From: Eric Dumazet <dada1@...mosbay.com>
>> Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2007 12:04:47 +0100
>>
>>> I prefer to let admins chose their size, since it makes attacker life more 
>>> difficult :)
>>>
>>> For example, I can tell you I have a server, were size is between 2.000.000 
>>> and 3.500.000, I dont want to be forced to use 2097152
>>>
>>> A multiply is cheap, at least on current hardware.
>> I agree, and I see nothing wrong with Eric's patch and it
>> should be merged ASAP.
> 
> You could do the same optimization for 
> net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_core.c:__hash_conntrack() , too.


Yes, I already took care of that for conntrack and other netfilter
non-power-of-two hashes.

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