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TCP packet being retransmitted 7 times when sysctl tcp_retries1 is set to 3 - why?

Ubuntu 12.04 I am trying to better understand how many times TCP will attempt to retransmit a packet when it does not receive confirmation the destination received it. After reading the tcp man page ...
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Higher rmem_max value leading to more packet loss

The rmem_max Linux setting defines the size of the buffer that receives UDP packets. When traffic becomes too busy, packet loss starts occurring. I made a graph showing how packet loss increases ...
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sysctl tcp_max_syn_backlog dont work

I change value tcp_max_syn_backlog in sysctl in my ubuntu server 10.04 for growing SYN_RECV queue. But isnt work (I flood this server by hping). But, when i change somaxconn (in documentation its ...