Request for next net_kernel release: new switch "net_setuptime_millis"

Sean Hinde <>
Fri Jan 9 17:20:19 CET 2004


On 9 Jan 2004, at 15:03, Patrik Nyblom wrote:
> TCP/IP is unfortunately not a protocol made for realtime 
> applications... That's what all this long timeout hazzle comes from. A 
> better network protocol would make things much funnier for Erlang, no 
> ticking, no timeouting etc... A reliable protocol that monitors the 
> links... a protocol designed not for web browsing but for telecom... 
> Sigh...  Timeouts shorter than 1 s could be useful though. I agree. 
> I'll add the possibility to define fractions of seconds to the 
> configuration.

sctp is supported natively in the 2.6.x Linux kernels. Yay!

Sean




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