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Date:	Thu, 15 Apr 2010 16:34:22 +0200
From:	Patrick McHardy <>
To:	Benny Amorsen <>
	Netfilter Development Mailinglist 
Subject: Re: "kernel:nf_ct_icmp: bad HW ICMP checksum" too noisy

Benny Amorsen wrote:
> Would it be possible to lower the log level of "kernel:nf_ct_icmp: bad
> HW ICMP checksum" so that they don't show up on the console? Obviously I
> could configure rsyslog to never send anything to the console, but then
> I might miss something which is actually critical.

Yeah, I guess defaulting to KERN_EMERG wasn't the best choice :)
I'll lower it to something reasonable - I guess KERN_NOTICE would
be appropriate.

> It's obviously nice to know about corrupted ICMP on a controlled LAN,
> but on the open Internet you can't really do anything about it.

You should only see that message when nf_conntrack_log_invalid is
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