Re: ip_masq_ftp: I wish it could keep the control socket from timing out.

Keith Owens (
Sun, 04 May 1997 12:54:54 +1000

On Sat, 3 May 1997 12:13:18 -0700 (PDT),
Joe Julian <> wrote:
>I'm not a kernel hacker, but it would be really nice if the data
>socket would keep the control socket alive during long ftp
>transfers. I am perfectly capable of changing the timeouts, but I
>would prefer to keep them at the defaults if possible.

It does. There is an ftp timeout patch for 2.0.1->2.0.29 and it is
built into 2.0.30.