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Re: kernel: martian messages



On Thu, 30 Oct 2008 16:23:34 -0700
Aldo Foot <lunixer gmail com> wrote:

> Oct 28 08:53:28 myhost kernel: martian source 255.255.255.255 from

> what do they mean?

A "martian source" is an invalid IP address.  In your case, 255.255.255.255 is
the IP address.  It's impossible for that to be a valid address, not least
because *.*.*.255 is a broadcast address.

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