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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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