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Old 07-19-2017, 01:28 PM   #1
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eth0: link becomes ready

I see this message whenever I am booting my unit:

eth0: link becomes ready

Is there a conceptual reason why it isn't "eth0: link is now ready" or "link became ready" or "link is ready"?

Is this a typo in the message, or is the present tense on purpose?

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Old 07-19-2017, 02:16 PM   #2
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First, are you having actual network connection problems? This may be just some verbose output from the network driver as it loads and fulfills a normal function. For debug statements, there are no regulations on what the programmer chooses for what they output.

Where are you seeing this? In the system log? If so, my vote is just the way the programmer wrote it and nothing else.
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That's a message from the kernel ring buffer. I'm not sure why it uses, "becomes".
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As long as it works fine, then I guess it should be okay.

It's better than eth0: link is now controlled by other party. LOL


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