To make sure that the changes are made in the right file, I went all the way don to the TCP_FIN_TIMEOUT file, and saw that the changes were there.
[root@amit ~]# /sbin/service network restart
Shutting down interface eth0: [ OK ]
Shutting down loopback interface: [ OK ]
Bringing up loopback interface: [ OK ]
Bringing up interface eth0:
Determining IP information for eth0... done.
[ OK ]
[root@amit ~]# cat /proc/sys/net//ipv4/tcp_fin_timeout
[root@amit ~]# cd /proc/sys/net//ipv4/
[root@amit ipv4]# cd tcp_fin_timeout
bash: cd: tcp_fin_timeout: Not a directory
[root@amit ipv4]# vi tcp_fin_timeout
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I'm trying reduce the timeout of TIME_WAIT tcp connections status, but I
don't get it.
I set the value of /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_fin_timeout to 15:
echo 15 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_fin_timeout
I think that this should be sufficient, but the SO continue kill
connections after 60 seconds of TIME_WAIT, instead of 15...
Can you help me?
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 08:37:30 -0700 (PDT)
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I've been trying some wget options to download
"http://archive.kernel.org/fedora-archive/core/updates/5/i386/" (only the
contents of i386)
to my current directory but it only downloads index.html and robots.txt