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Date:	Sun, 22 Jul 2012 15:18:15 -0400
From:	"Neil Horman <>" <>
To:	David Miller <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6] sctp: Implement quick failover draft from tsvwg

Thanks all!

David Miller <> wrote:

>From: Vlad Yasevich <>
>Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2012 14:18:12 -0400
>> Neil Horman <> wrote:
>>>I've seen several attempts recently made to do quick failover of sctp
>>>by reducing various retransmit timers and counters.  While its
>>>implement a faster failover on multihomed sctp associations, its not
>>>particularly robust, in that it can lead to unneeded retransmits, as
>>>well as
>>>false connection failures due to intermittent latency on a network.
>>>Instead, lets implement the new ietf quick failover draft found here:
>>>This will let the sctp stack identify transports that have had a
>>>number of
>>>errors, and avoid using them quickly until their reliability can be
>>>re-established.  I've tested this out on two virt guests connected
>>>isolated virt networks and believe its in compliance with the above
>>>draft and
>>>works well.
>>>Signed-off-by: Neil Horman <>
> ...
>> Acked-by: Vlad Yasevich <>
>Applied, thanks everyone.

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