Repost: ip_local_deliver: bad skb:

Marc Haber mh+netfilter at zugschlus.de
Fri Aug 12 07:56:41 CEST 2005


On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 01:01:19AM +0100, Peter B. West wrote:
> Posting this again, as I haven't seen any replies.  Is this the right 
> mailing list?
> 
> 
> Just lately, my /var/log/messages has been filling up with messages like
> this:
> 
> Aug  6 14:26:35 jezebel kernel: ip_local_deliver: bad skb: \
>                             PRE_ROUTING LOCAL_IN LOCAL_OUT POST_ROUTING
> Aug  6 14:26:35 jezebel kernel: skb: pf=2 (unowned) dev=lo len=52
> Aug  6 14:26:35 jezebel kernel: PROTO=6 127.0.0.1:35923 127.0.0.1:111 \
>                                       L=52 S=0x00 I=4590 F=0x4000 T=64
> 
> I've also seen PROTOs 17 and 1.
> 
> Can anyone enlighten me as to what is going on?

That looks like debug code at an inappropriate place, I have that one
as well. On the net, I found the attached patch (which, in this
version, applies against 2.6.12.4). Switching off netfilter debugging
in the kernel config, so the message found out there, will solve the
issue as well.

Greetings
Marc

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