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Date:	Fri, 28 Sep 2012 02:43:36 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH net-next] tcp: introduce tcp_tw_interval to
 specifiy the time of TIME-WAIT

From: Cong Wang <>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2012 14:33:07 +0800

> I don't think reducing TIME_WAIT is a good idea either, but there must
> be some reason behind as several UNIX provides a microsecond-scale
> tuning interface, or maybe in non-recycle mode, their RTO is much less
> than 2*MSL?

Yes, there is a reason.  It's there for retaining multi-million-dollar

There is no other reasons these other systems provide these
facilities, they are simply there in an attempt to retain a dwindling
customer base.

Any other belief is extremely naive.
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