[techtalk] ipchains logs and nmap audit

Subba Rao subb3 at attglobal.net
Sun Jan 23 08:00:08 EST 2000

On  0, Beverly Guillermo <mezanin at home.com> wrote:
> I was looking at the ipchains manpage and I got this about the option that
> you're using.
>        -l, --log
>               Turn  on  kernel logging of matching packets.  When
>               this option is set for a  rule,  the  Linux  kernel
>               will print some information of all matching packets
>               (like most IP header fields) via printk().
> What exactly is printk()?  I haven't found any information about that
> particular function.

It is the print function for the kernel routines. I don't know the workings
of the output of this fuction yet.

Subba Rao
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