--- ntop.8 2007-05-18 13:56:33.000000000 -0400
+++ /tmp/ntop.8 2008-02-19 02:03:28.000000000 -0500
@@ -327,7 +327,7 @@
'other' packets are found. The file is in tcpdump (pcap) format and is named
<path>/ntop-other-pkts.<device>.pcap, where <path> is defined by the
-O | --output-packet-path parameter.
-This file is useful for understanding these unclassifed packets.
+This file is useful for understanding these unclassified packets.
.It2 -l --pcap-log
This parameter causes a dump file to be created of the network traffic captured by
@@ -788,7 +788,7 @@
merges the data collected from all of the interfaces (NICs) it is monitoring into a
single set of counters.
-If you have a simple network, say a small LAN with a connection to the internet,
+If you have a simple network, say a small LAN with a connection to the Internet,
merging data is good as it gives you a better picture of the whole network.
For larger, more complex networks, this may not be desirable.
You may also have other reasons for wishing to monitor each interface separately,
@@ -912,7 +912,7 @@
stores extra information about the locks and unlocks of the protective mutexes it uses. Since
uses fine-grained locking, this information is updated frequently. On some OSes, the system
-calls used to collect this informatio (getpid() and gettimeofday()) are expensive. This option
+calls used to collect this information (getpid() and gettimeofday()) are expensive. This option
disables the extra information. It should have no processing impact on
- however should
@@ -978,7 +978,7 @@
uses the dladdr() function. The original Solaris routine had a bug, replicated in
FreeBSD (and possibly other places) where it uses the ARGV value - which might be
erroneous - instead of the actual file name. If the 'running from' value looks bogus but
-the 'libaries in' value looks ok, go with the libarary.
+the 'libraries in' value looks OK, go with the library.
@@ -1008,8 +1008,8 @@
This option sets the non-blocking
option (assuming it's available in the version of libpcap that is installed).
-While this works around the problem (by turing an interupt driven process into
-a poll), it also MAY signifcantly increases the cpu usage of
+While this works around the problem (by turning an interrupt driven process into
+a poll), it also MAY significantly increase the CPU usage of
Although it does not actually interfere with other work, seeing
@@ -1267,7 +1267,7 @@
which flags are being used.
The libpcap, gdbm, openssl and zlib versions come from the strings returned by the various
-inquiry functions (if they're availabe).
+inquiry functions (if they're available).
Here's a sample log record: