On Aug 08, 1999 at 03:01:32PM -0700, Julian Elischer wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Aug 1999, Rodney W. Grimes wrote:
> > > I've just committed the revised TCP timer code. There are some
> > > user visible changes:
> > >
> > > User visible TCP timers are now in units of the system clock
> > > (10ms for the i386), not those of the slowtimeout (500ms). So
> > > if you have customized one of these values, (e.g.: net.inet.tcp.keepintvl),
> > > you'll need to multiply it appropriately to keep the same interval.
> I don't want to sound ungrateful, but couldn't we have defined these in
> I mean I sometimes compile hz to be 1000 for some reasons..
> this means that I have to reset all these values in my rc scripts.
> As an example the kern.quantum variable that will always be the same
> despite a redefinition of Hz. It's stored internally in terms of Hz but
> exported in uSecs.
Okay, I'll work on this, and should have a patch by tomorrow (unless
somone beats to me it). I think that having it in units of usec is
probably better than msec; it provides more in the way of
"forward compatability", and allows for a larger HZ.
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