On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 08:36:31AM +1100, Dave Cheney wrote:
You should probably use the defaults for a server that only serves
static images. If they client can't talk to you fast enough to send a
small GET request, they probably won't be able to receive the response
in a timely manner. Best to drop the quickly.
If nginx uses sendfile, it eats kernel memory, but not its own.
So these timeouts should not affect on nginx memory usage.