question about concurrent auth packet process.

Frank Cusack fcusack at
Thu Dec 29 19:07:10 CET 2005

On December 29, 2005 12:57:34 PM -0500 Alan DeKok <aland at> wrote:
> Liu dejun <dejun.liu at> wrote:
>> The queue size is too big !! if thread's queus is full of auth packet or
>> acct packet , the thread is busy processing the packets,the packet will time
>> out by the thread clean process,so 65536 is too big for thread queue size.
>   No.
>   "too big" is a function of how fast the machine is, what kind of
> requests come in, and how many requests the machine can handle.  If a
> machine can handle 5000 requests/second, then the queue contains only
> 13 seconds of request processing, so the requests won't time out.

What is the typical timeout for a NAS device?  I am pretty sure that
pam_radius' default timeout is only 3s.


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