[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Re: Battery Benchmarking?

From: Kalle Valo Kalle.Valo at nokia.com
Date: Tue Jan 23 11:19:58 EET 2007
"Dave Cridland" <dave at cridland.net> writes:

> On Mon Jan 15 09:09:37 2007, Kalle Valo wrote:
>> Netfilter is used to track idle connections and that's why iptables
>> is
>> installed.
> Hmmm... Catching up on my mail, I noticed this one...

Same here, way too much email :)

> So what does "idle" mean

So that no packets are sent or received on that interface. But IIRC,
we ignore DHCP packets but any other IP packet is tracked.

> , and what does the 770 do when it sees an "idle" connection?
> Please tell me it doesn't kill the connection.

It closes the connection. But that's use configurable, it can be set
from the Connectivity Control Panel applet.

Kalle Valo

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