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I have not tried this, but you can change Linux's TCP connection time out values, temporarily, by writing the new number of retries to the networking stack's proc interface. as root: echo 10 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_retries2 From the Linux TCP man page: The default value is 15, which corresponds to a duration of approximately between 13 to 30 ...


The net.core.wmem_default and wmem_max settings control the initial and maximum sizes of TX socket buffers in bytes. While the queue itself is just a linked list of skb pointers, the kernel also keeps track of the total byte-size consumed by the skb's as they're added and removed from the socket buffer. The wmem_default sysctl sets the default initial ...

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