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Re: Detecting Ethernet link and setting TCP timeout
Dne ponedeljek 28 junij 2004 09:34 je Lars Viklund napisal(a):
> > to set the TCP timeout?
> You cannot.
Yes, you can. You can change TCP parameters by playing with kernel parameters
which can be found at /proc/sys/net/ipv4/* and also available over the
sysctl(2) interface. For more info try man 7 tcp.
The most relevant are:
But beware, playing with this kind of settings is more dangerous than playing
with fire ;) Changing default parametres may resulted in inability to talk to
any body over the TCP... First of all - before doing any vooduu of kernel
parametres tweeking - get a good book about TCP networking (Comer is very
nice) and read how TCP works and more importantly why it works the way it