Re: $netstat -a
On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 12:04:39PM -0700, Jeff wrote:
> This means that you have a process that's listening for anything
> for that protocol. Usually this is a firewall with rules
> specific to icmp and tcp in this case.
I had read something similar to that before.
My problem is finding which process it is that is listening for
such traffic. At the moment I have no firewall operating on my
I found the following and wonder whether if it is of any help:
*Re: raw socket *:6
*David S. Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
*Sat, 16 May 1998 13:12:44 -0700
*about the mid 2.1.90's of linux-kernel
*raw socket with local address 0:6 appeared
*in netstat and /proc/net/raw.
*it's companion, 0:1 has been there for a while.
*does anyone know its function?
**They are internal kernel sockets used to transmit anonymous ICMP and
**TCP reset packets.
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