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Date:	Thu, 25 Feb 2010 21:52:48 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] accounting for socket backlog

From: Zhu Yi <>
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2010 10:44:13 +0800

> On Thu, 2010-02-25 at 16:31 +0800, David Miller wrote:
>> Right now we can queue up a lot and still get it to the application
>> if it is slow getting scheduled onto a cpu, but if you put this
>> limit here it could result in lots of drops. 
> Or we can replace the sk->sk_rcvbuf limit with a backlog own limit. We
> can queue "a lot", but not endless. We have to have a limit anyway.

Simply using (2 * sk->sk_rcvbuf) might be sufficient enough.
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