Re: Is kernel 2.6.11 adjust tcp_max_syn_backlog incorrectly?
From: David S. Miller
Date: Mon Jun 13 2005 - 16:29:41 EST
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2005 12:25:08 +0200
> Yes, there were some changes here when it was converted to a common
> function for all hash tables (alloc_large_system_hash - the function
> with the argument list from hell). Anyways, here's a quick fix.
> DaveM for your consideration.
> Adjust TCP mem order check to new alloc_large_system_hash
> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
I just reread those NUMA changes, and they changed the heuristics
for sizing things at the same time as moving over to the
The change was to move from (21 - PAGE_SHIFT) and (23 - PAGE_SHIFT)
to (25 - PAGE_SHIFT) and (27 - PAGE_SHIFT) respectively.
This is the part of the NUMA TCP changes that made the sysctl setting
Andi's patch is the least intrusive fix for 2.6.12, so I will
apply it. But longer term these heuristics need to be revisited
as a whole.
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