Re: net sysctls questions

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Tue Jun 11 2002 - 09:12:25 EST

   From: Padraig Brady <>
   Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2002 15:11:40 +0100

   are not documented.
Nobody had time to document them, that is all.

   /proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_rate_limit is jiffies.
   Shouldn't this be HZ, i.e. jiffies shouldn't
   be exported to userspace as it's non portable?

What if you want to specify value smaller than HZ?
That is the most typical for this setting.
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