lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Sun, 23 Mar 2008 22:01:55 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	devik@....cz
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6.24 ver2 1/1] sch_htb: fix "too many events"
 situation

From: Martin Devera <devik@....cz>
Date: Sun, 09 Mar 2008 14:52:53 +0100

> HTB is event driven algorithm and part of its work is to apply
> scheduled events at proper times. It tried to defend itself from
> livelock by processing only limited number of events per dequeue.
> Because of faster computers some users already hit this hardcoded
> limit.
> This patch limits processing up to 2 jiffies (why not 1 jiffie ?
> because it might stop prematurely when only fraction of jiffie
> remains).
> 
> Signed-off-by: Martin Devera <devik@....cz>

Applied, and I'll queue this up for -stable too.

Thanks.
--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe netdev" in
the body of a message to majordomo@...r.kernel.org
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Powered by blists - more mailing lists