Bug 595937 - RFE: backport server-side-only ECN support
RFE: backport server-side-only ECN support
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
5.6
All Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Thomas Graf
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Reported: 2010-05-25 19:29 EDT by James Ralston
Modified: 2012-11-08 11:42 EST (History)
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Description James Ralston 2010-05-25 19:29:43 EDT
Please consider backporting server-side-only ECN support to RHEL5:

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=255cac91c3c9ce7dca7713b93ab03c75b7902e0e

Discounting the updates to Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt, this is literally a two-line patch, and it doesn't alter the kernel ABI.

RHEL6 already has server-side-only ECN support.
Comment 2 Thomas Graf 2012-11-08 11:42:08 EST
Thank you for submitting this issue for consideration. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 has reached the end of Production 1 Phase of its Life Cycle.  Red Hat does not plan to incorporate the suggested capability in a future Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 minor release. If you would like Red  Hat to re-consider this feature request and the requested functionality is not currently in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, please re-open the request via appropriate support channels and provide additional supporting details about the importance of this issue.

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