Re: "martian source" messages flooding /var/log/messages

From: Pascal Hambourg
Date: Sat Oct 31 2009 - 14:41:36 EST


Nicholas Tung a écrit :
> I'm still getting about 1 printout per second about martian
> packets on an ethernet interface. I tried disabling log_martians, but
> it seems to have no effect. I have the interface configured without an
> IP because it's used for bridging virtual machines.

AFAIK, this should not happen on a bridged interface because incoming
packets are handled by the bridge code instead of the IP stack (which
produces these martian messages).
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