Re: SO_SNDTIMEO: 2.4 kernel bugs

From: Chris Evans (
Date: Sun Feb 18 2001 - 14:37:33 EST

On Sun, 18 Feb 2001 wrote:

> Hello!
> > So the actual timeout would be 2 * SO_SNDTIMEO.
> It will timeout if write of some page blocks for SO_SNDTIMEO.

.. unless that page was partially written, in which case a short write
count is returned (rather than a timeout error), and the loop goes around

> If transmission of any page never takes more than SO_SNDTIMEO it never
> times out.

Which is good, because SO_SNDTIMEO is an inactivity monitor.


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