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Can somebody explain me what this message means?

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You know, with all those questions you have specific to the Linux kernel, maybe you should get a book on the topic

Do a Google search for SYN Cookies - you will probably find a better explanation than I could write here.
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You know, with all those questions you have specific to the Linux kernel, maybe you should get a book on the topic
Yes, I'm very curious since I was a little boy!

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