How does linux scales between rmem_default and rmem_max values.

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Issue

  • How does the scaling work between rmem_default and rmem_max How does the system decide to enlarge a buffer and how much to enlarge it?.
  • Find out how linux scales between rmem_default and rmem_max values and how kernel decide to enlarge it between maximum and default.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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