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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Option to suppress annoying "x.x.x.x sent an invalid ICMP
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    Hi,

    > > It is known that some routers are not RFC 1122 compliant, and send out
    > > bogus error respones to invalid broadcasts.
    > >
    > > Later Linux kernels detect this, printing a kernel message.
    > >
    > > This is great as a diagnostic tool, but extremely annoying when your
    > > console gets about 10 of these every minute. ;)
    > >
    > > Presently, there is no kernel option to turn off these options. This
    > > patch gives that option - It is made against 2.1.127.
    >
    > Can you make this a sysctl instead ? It really ought to be a run time
    > configurable. Another possible help is to also remember the last couple
    > of addresses warned about, since most people seem to only have one broken
    > router per network ;)

    Well, I solved this with something like ->

    echo "3 2 1 7" > /proc/sys/kernel/printk
    tail -f /var/log/messages > /dev/tty8 &

    so it _is_ configurable.

    --
    Mario Mikocevic (Mozgy)
    lfsck error: FUBR !

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