Re: [RFC][PATCH 0/9] Network receive deadlock prevention for NBD

From: David Miller
Date: Sat Aug 12 2006 - 20:43:35 EST

From: Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2006 13:37:06 +0400

> Does it? I though it is possible to only have 64k of working sockets per
> device in TCP.

Where does this limit come from?

You think there is something magic about 64K local ports,
but if remote IP addresses in the TCP socket IDs are all
different, number of possible TCP sockets is only limited
by "number of client IPs * 64K" and ram :-)
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