cvs commit: src/sys/net rtsock.c

Andre Oppermann andre at
Sun Aug 22 02:28:31 PDT 2004

Robert Watson wrote:
> rwatson     2004-08-21 21:20:06 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sys/net              rtsock.c
>   Log:
>   Allow the size of the routing socket netisr queue to be configured using
>   the tunable or sysctl 'net.route.netisr_maxqlen'.  Default the maximum
>   depth to 256 rather than IFQ_MAXLEN due to the downsides of dropping
>   routing messages.
>   MT5 candidate.
>   Discussed with: mdodd, mlaier, Vincent Jardin <jardin at>

A rtmessage should never ever be dropped.  That would wedge the synchronized
state of any userland routing daemons.


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