Commit d7394372 authored by Dave Jones's avatar Dave Jones Committed by David S. Miller
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[IPV4]: Correct rp_filter help text.

As mentioned in

The helptext implies that this is on by default.
This may be true on some distros (Fedora/RHEL have it enabled
in /etc/sysctl.conf), but the kernel defaults to it off.

Signed-off-by: default avatarDave Jones <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent 2ff011ef
......@@ -43,11 +43,11 @@ config IP_ADVANCED_ROUTER
asymmetric routing (packets from you to a host take a different path
than packets from that host to you) or if you operate a non-routing
host which has several IP addresses on different interfaces. To turn
rp_filter off use:
rp_filter on use:
echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/<device>/rp_filter
echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/<device>/rp_filter
echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/all/rp_filter
echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/all/rp_filter
If unsure, say N here.
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