Re: pre-2.0.31-3: "ICMP redirect" messages from net/ipv4/icmp.c

Alan Cox (
Wed, 6 Aug 1997 23:47:29 +0100 (BST)

> while using dialout PPP, the connection will occasionally stop passing
> packets, and the syslog gets spammed with these messages:

These are indicating your network configuration is wrong

> Aug 6 05:42:30 topside kernel: ICMP redirect from

You are sending packets via this host and it believes that is not the
shortest route.