Re: [stable] regression in iptables: recent filter

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Fri Sep 12 2008 - 01:46:42 EST

On Thursday 2008-09-11 23:29, Grant Coady wrote:
>On Fri, 12 Sep 2008 07:11:32 +0400, Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 11:53:35AM +1000, Grant Coady wrote:
>>> Last known good kernel:
>>> # iptables -N calmrate
>>> # iptables -A calmrate -p tcp -m state --state NEW \
>>> -m recent --name listrate --update --rttl \
>>> --seconds 60 --hitcount 60 -j DROP
>>> iptables: Unknown error 4294967295

Try upgrading the iptables binary as a freetime project.
Because if the match check returned false, and the Xtables
core subsequently -EINVAL, you would get

iptables: Invalid argument
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