dropping untracked packets patch for 2.4 (fwd)

Message ID Pine.LNX.4.21.0010300714300.1445-100000@wr5z.localdomain
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  • dropping untracked packets patch for 2.4 (fwd)
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Thomas Molina Oct. 30, 2000, 1:24 p.m. UTC
Rusty Russell suggested I send the following patch to you.  It redirects
to the log file those annoying dropping untracked packet messages.  This
patch works agains any recent 2.4.0-test kernels.


---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 15:50:18 +1100
From: Rusty Russell <rusty@linuxcare.com.au>
To: Thomas Molina <tmolina@home.com>
Subject: Re: Three kernel messages 

In message <Pine.LNX.4.21.0010230959520.2837-100000@wr5z.localdomain> you write
> I finally got tired of seeing these messages.  Win98 boxes on my lan
> spew these each time they are booted and corrupt whatever virtual
> console I'm on.  The following workaround sends these messages to
> /var/log/messages.  Patch is against 2.4.0-test10-pre4, but should apply
> to recent kernels.

Thanks: please change to KERN_DEBUG and send to Linus...

Hacking time.

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diff -urN linux.new1/net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_nat_standalone.c linux.new/net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_nat_standalone.c
--- linux.new1/net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_nat_standalone.c	Sun Oct 22 15:19:07 2000
+++ linux/net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_nat_standalone.c	Sun Oct 22 13:37:44 2000
@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@ 
            unreliable. */
 	if (!ct) {
 		if (net_ratelimit())
-			printk("NAT: %u dropping untracked packet %p %u %u.%u.%u.%u -> %u.%u.%u.%u\n",
+			printk(KERN_DEBUG "NAT: %u dropping untracked packet %p %u %u.%u.%u.%u -> %u.%u.%u.%u\n",