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* [PATCH iproute2-next] man: ss.8: add documentation for drop counter
@ 2019-09-11 10:19 Andrea Claudi
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From: Andrea Claudi @ 2019-09-11 10:19 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: netdev; +Cc: stephen, dsahern

After commit 6df9c7a06a845 ("ss: add SK_MEMINFO_DROPS display") ss -m
displays also a drop counter for each socket.

This commit properly document it into the man page.

Signed-off-by: Andrea Claudi <>
 man/man8/ss.8 | 8 ++++++--
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/man/man8/ss.8 b/man/man8/ss.8
index f428e60cc1949..023d771b17878 100644
--- a/man/man8/ss.8
+++ b/man/man8/ss.8
@@ -99,13 +99,13 @@ skmem:(r<rmem_alloc>,rb<rcv_buf>,t<wmem_alloc>,tb<snd_buf>,
@@ -146,6 +146,10 @@ The memory used for the sk backlog queue. On a process context, if the
 process is receiving packet, and a new packet is received, it will be
 put into the sk backlog queue, so it can be received by the process
+.B <sock_drop>
+the number of packets dropped before they are de-multiplexed into the socket
 .B \-p, \-\-processes

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