printk: fix comment for printk ratelimiting
Uwe Kleine-König [Wed, 30 Jul 2008 05:33:38 +0000 (22:33 -0700)]
The comment assumed the burst to be one and the ratelimit used to be named
printk_ratelimit_jiffies.

Signed-off-by: Uwe Kleine-König <Uwe.Kleine-Koenig@digi.com>
Cc: Dave Young <hidave.darkstar@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>

kernel/printk.c

index a7f7559..b51b156 100644 (file)
@@ -1309,14 +1309,14 @@ void tty_write_message(struct tty_struct *tty, char *msg)
 
 #if defined CONFIG_PRINTK
 
-DEFINE_RATELIMIT_STATE(printk_ratelimit_state, 5 * HZ, 10);
 /*
  * printk rate limiting, lifted from the networking subsystem.
  *
- * This enforces a rate limit: not more than one kernel message
- * every printk_ratelimit_jiffies to make a denial-of-service
- * attack impossible.
+ * This enforces a rate limit: not more than 10 kernel messages
+ * every 5s to make a denial-of-service attack impossible.
  */
+DEFINE_RATELIMIT_STATE(printk_ratelimit_state, 5 * HZ, 10);
+
 int printk_ratelimit(void)
 {
        return __ratelimit(&printk_ratelimit_state);