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From: Dax Kelson <>
Subject: Memory usage for ip_conntrack
Date: 18 Jul 2003 14:07:29 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

I'm teaching a Linux class and the book says "Using ip_conntrack will
use much more memory".

A student asked me how much is "much".

So on a 2.4.20+  how much memory does it take to track the state of a

If I echo 102400 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_conntrack_max, what is my worst
case memory usage?


Dax Kelson

             reply	other threads:[~2003-07-18 20:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-18 20:07 Dax Kelson [this message]
2003-07-18 21:28 ` Memory usage for ip_conntrack Martin Josefsson
2003-07-19  0:12   ` Memory usage/tuning " Dax Kelson
2003-07-20  0:10   ` Memory usage " Carlos Carvalho
2003-07-24 16:01     ` Harald Welte

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