[Firehol-support] dropped RX packets - belongs this to firehol?

Daniel Heckl daniel.heckl at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 14:27:01 BST 2016

Hi Costa,

yes, I see them in ifconfig. Thanks for your answer.

Referred to https://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7007165 I should ignore the dropped RX packets...


> Am 19.07.2016 um 15:24 schrieb Tsaousis, Costa <costa at tsaousis.gr>:
> Hi Daniel,
> where do you see dropped packets? ifconfig?
> If yes, firehol has nothing to do with it. Dropped packets by firehol are logged to syslog by iptables. They do not affect anything at the network interfaces.
> Costa
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 3:11 PM, Daniel Heckl <daniel.heckl at gmail.com <mailto:daniel.heckl at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Hi
> I use Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS with Kernel 4.4. For quite some time I notice dropped RX packets (e.g. 502), but I have no restrictions.
> Belongs this to firehol, e.g. increases the counter if firehol/iptables drops an packet? Is this normal?
> Thanks
> Daniel
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