The third field is the timeout in seconds.
The fourth field is the state of the connection, if it's TIME_WAIT with
a large timeout then it's the list handling bug. (iirc it was TIME_WAIT
that showed the problem...)
> Also, I've looked high and low and can't find this anywhere, how do i tune the
> timeouts connections get? I have certain protocols that potentially receive
> very little traffic and I want to make sure they don't time out.
The default tcp timeout is 5 days for esatblished connections.
There's a patch in patch-o-matic that enables you to tune the timeouts
without having to edit the source. Instructions on how to get
patch-o-matic are availiable on http://www.netfilter.org
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