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Date:	Tue, 05 Jun 2007 00:00:27 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] TCP : use LIMIT_NETDEBUG in tcp_retransmit_timer()

From: Eric Dumazet <>
Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2007 09:13:40 +0200

> LIMIT_NETDEBUG allows the admin to disable some warning messages (echo 0 
>  >/proc/sys/net/core/warnings).
> The "TCP: Treason uncloaked!" message can use this facility.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <>

That's pretty difficult to trigger remotely, and the last time
we saw a legitimate case of this it was actually a bug in the
Linux TCP stack which we've long since fixed.

I would rather not let people easily disable this, since it
finds bugs and I can't see someone seriously exploiting this
to spam your logs.

I suppose you disagree :)
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