Re: Limit hash table size

From: Jes Sorensen <>
Date: 2004-02-10 10:12:13
>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Morton <> writes:

Andrew> "Chen, Kenneth W" <> wrote:
>>  Andrew,
>> Will you merge the changes in the network area first while I'm
>> working on the solution suggested here for inode and dentry? The
>> 2GB tcp hash is the biggest problem for us right now.

Andrew> Is there some reason why TCP could not also end up creating
Andrew> 100's of millions of objects?


I think the likelihood that TCP will generate that is quite small,
it would require a fairly significant number of network interfaces and
I doubt people with 1TB RAM boxes will throw in 256 10GigE interfaces
and run them all flat out.

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Received on Mon Feb 9 18:16:58 2004

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