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From: Carlos Carvalho <>
Subject: Re: Memory usage for ip_conntrack
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2003 21:10:40 -0300	[thread overview]
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Martin Josefsson ( wrote on 18 July 2003 23:28:
 >> If I echo 102400 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_conntrack_max, what is my worst
 >> case memory usage?
 >Don't do this. This will increase the maximum number of connections it
 >will track, but not the number of buckets. Which means that it will be
 >slower due to longer collision-chains. Instead increase the number of
 >buckets. modprobe ip_conntrack hashsize=131072 (or any number here.

How can we increase the number of buckets with a monolithic kernel?

  parent reply	other threads:[~2003-07-20  0:10 UTC|newest]

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

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