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Where is the documentation for net.ipv4.conf.all.log_martians sysctl setting? There are man pages for various other TCP/IP/UDP (man 7 tcp, man 7 upd, man 7 ip) settings, but I cant find the net.ipv4.conf.all.log_martians docs.

Note: I want official documentation from Linux; not random sites from google.

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Things you find in the man pages are generally about programming, and the C API. Non-programming documentation is generally found in the kernel itself.


And those random google sites aren't usually wrong. I'm sure you'll find that many of them are just online versions of the kernel documentation.

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I'm not saying that they're wrong; I just want something official (like what you posted). – jersten Jun 8 '14 at 21:26

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