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Re: Socket-level timeouts?

On Tue, 8 Apr 2008, Chris Adams wrote:

> We've noticed hard failures on both our Linux and Mac workstations when 
> an LDAP server fails in a way which causes it to stop responding but 
> leave a connection open (e.g. lock contention, disk failure). This 
> usually ends up requiring the system to be rebooted because a key system 
> process will probably have made a call which is waiting on a read() 
> which might take days to fail.

If this is the one I'm thinking of, there is a new client timeout 
implemented in 2.4.8.

-- Dave