[Shorewall-newbies] Shorewall fills dmesg
Francesca C. Smith
fsmith at ladylinux.com
Sat Dec 13 20:24:41 PST 2003
The "info" part of that rule means that you will get logged crap ..
You do what I say with the rules and the ICMP stuff will not be logged
On Sat, 2003-12-13 at 20:14, Jorge Almeida wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Dec 2003, Francesca C. Smith wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Yes ...
> > Do This In Your Rules File
> > DROP net fw icmp 8
> > ...
> > And the Windoze Zombies will irritate someone less protected than You
> > ... :-)
> Actually, my policy file has
> net all DROP info
> and my rules file is empty, so I guess that's not necessary, unless I
> misunderstood it all. But still the zombie-packets will keep pounding at
> the modem, being accounted for, I suppose. No big deal, since the
> contracted amount of monthly download is enough. My problem is that dmesg
> becomes unusable...
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