[Mageia-discuss] Odd entry in log file

imnotpc imnotpc at Rock3d.net
Sun May 6 20:44:15 CEST 2012

On 05/06/2012 02:33 PM, Doug Lytle wrote:
> imnotpc wrote:
>> May  5 08:42:38 Cedar1 kernel: [2420746.469695] ll header: 
>> 00:11:09:01:8f:2b:00:18:4d:9d:dc:39:08:00
>> May  5 08:42:38 Cedar1 kernel: [2420746.470060] martian source 
>> from, on dev eth0 
> Host shows:
> host
> domain name pointer qe-in-f154.1e100.net
> If you plug in a machine (Or device) that has an ip address that 
> doesn't match your network, you'll get martian source notices.
> What is the function of the machine that logging this?
> Doug

The boxes logging these entries are firewall/routers, each on the edge 
of a DMZ and a LAN. The entries don't match the subnet of any of the 
local networks. Wired connections are closely monitored, but wireless 
device access is more lenient.


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