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    SubjectRe: Linux ping flood on localhost
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    Hello!

    > > Ping rate is unlimited for any kernel version.
    >
    > Unless you use /proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echoreply_rate, presumably.

    This limit does not apply to loopback at all.

    BTW icmp_echoreply_rate does not work 8). I think, we forgot
    to hook it, but the result is correct, luckily.
    icmp echo messages should not be limited in any way,
    it would kill all their sense.

    Alexey

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