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Re: HELP - Screen is flooded with DHCP messages.



On Sat, Aug 17, 2002 at 11:58:07PM +0200, Erich Schubert wrote:
> > IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:00:04:76:de:b9:53:08:00 SRC=0.0.0.0 DST=255,255,255,255 LEN=328 TOS=0x10 PREC=0x00 TTL=64 ID=0 PROTO=UDP SPT=68 DPT=67 LEN=308
> > on all machines.
> 
> Configure your firewall correctly.
> That message is a DHCP request. Just don't log DHCP requests.
> DHCP requests need to be send as broadcasts...

Alternatively, if you don't mind them being logged but do mind them
getting blasted to the system console, set the default console logging
level to something other than the default "insane amounts of drivel"
setting; e.g.:

echo 4 > /proc/sys/kernel/printk

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