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Date:	Tue, 26 Aug 2008 17:32:20 +0300 (EEST)
From:	"Ilpo Järvinen" <ilpo.jarvinen@...sinki.fi>
To:	"Dâniel Fraga" <fragabr@...il.com>
cc:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, thomas.jarosch@...ra2net.com,
	billfink@...dspring.com, Netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	Patrick Hardy <kaber@...sh.net>,
	netfilter-devel@...r.kernel.org, kadlec@...ckhole.kfki.hu
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tcp FRTO: in-order-only "TCP proxy" fragility workaround

On Tue, 26 Aug 2008, Ilpo Järvinen wrote:

> ListenOverflows might explain this (it can't be ListenDrops since it's 
> equal to ListenOverflows and both get incremented on overflow). Are you 
> perhaps short on workers at the userspace server? It would be nice to 
> capture those mibs often enough (eg., once per 1s with timestamps) during 
> the stall to see what actually gets incremented during the event because 
> there's currently so much haystack that finding the needle gets impossible 
> (ListenOverflows 47410) :-). Also, the corresponding tcpdump would be 
> needed to match the events.

Alternatively, you could strace the userspace to see that it keeps 
accept()'ing the connections.

-- 
 i.

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