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RE: Detecting Ethernet link and setting TCP timeout




> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon Posnjak [mailto:simon.posnjak@xxxxxxx.si] 
> Sent: den 28 juni 2004 11:44
> To: Lars Viklund
> Cc: Phillip Moore; dev-etrax
> Subject: 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. 

Well, not quite. As you probably are aware, none of these parameters
allows you to directly control the timeout for a connection without 
also enabling TCP keepalives.

> But beware, playing with this kind of settings is more 
> dangerous than playing 
> with fire ;)

Agreed.