ipfw2 logs to bpf (was Re: cvs commit: src/sbin/ipfw ipfw2.c...)

David Malone dwmalone at maths.tcd.ie
Tue Dec 13 10:21:34 PST 2005

On Tue, Dec 13, 2005 at 05:59:07PM +0100, Max Laier wrote:
> In Basel we talked about a general interface for dumping "interesting" packets
> in order to debug tcp problems etc. ... I am certainly interested in 
> discussing this further and maybe getting some universal API for it into the 
> kernel.  Including tcpdump/pcap support to make sense of the possibly 
> different packet header - if we decide to go this way.

Just as a couple of other examples, It could be interesting to log
packets dropped by dummynet and altq in this way.


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