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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net: Disambiguate kernel message
On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 2:41 PM, Arun Sharma <> wrote:
> Some of our machines were reporting:
> TCP: too many of orphaned sockets
> even when the number of orphaned sockets was well below the
> limit.
> We print a different message depending on whether we're out
> of TCP memory or there are too many orphan sockets.

This patch mentions pairs of messages that are almost the same, but
not quite. If they're supposed to be different, I'd suggest making
them clearly different. As it is, the differences look like careless

>                                printk(KERN_INFO "TCP: too many of orphaned "
>                                       "sockets\n");
> +                       printk(KERN_INFO "TCP: too many orphaned sockets\n");

> +                               printk(KERN_INFO "TCP: out of memory. "
> +                                      "Consider tuning tcp_mem\n");
>                        printk(KERN_INFO "Out of socket memory\n");

"too many orphaned sockets" is better English usage than "too many of ..."

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