r2755 - in trunk/BOOK: . basicnet/netutils introduction/welcome postlfs/security

randy at linuxfromscratch.org randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Sep 27 06:47:54 PDT 2004


Author: randy
Date: 2004-09-27 07:47:52 -0600 (Mon, 27 Sep 2004)
New Revision: 2755

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/basicnet/netutils/ethereal.xml
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/iptables.xml
Log:
Modified Ethereal configuration instructions; modified iptables id entity

Modified: trunk/BOOK/basicnet/netutils/ethereal.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/basicnet/netutils/ethereal.xml	2004-09-27 00:57:06 UTC (rev 2754)
+++ trunk/BOOK/basicnet/netutils/ethereal.xml	2004-09-27 13:47:52 UTC (rev 2755)
@@ -122,15 +122,11 @@
 configuration parameter. Alternatively, build the af_packet module by choosing 
 <quote>M</quote> in this parameter.</para>
 
-<para>If you plan on filtering captured packets (to eliminate them from being 
-captured), a substantial performance increase can be achieved by letting the 
-kernel do the filtering. Kernel filtering results in desired packets being 
-dropped before being handed to userspace programs. To enable kernel filtering, 
-you must enable the <quote>Network packet filtering</quote> and 
-<quote><acronym>IP</acronym> tables support</quote> options in the 
-<quote>Device Drivers</quote> – <quote>Networking support</quote> – 
-<quote>Network packet filtering</quote> section. In addition, you'll need to
-install and configure <xref linkend="postlfs-security-iptables"/>.</para>
+<para>Note: If you want to look at packets, make sure you don't filter 
+them out with <xref linkend="iptables"/>. If you want to exclude 
+certain classes of packets, it is more efficient to do it with 
+<application>iptables</application> than 
+<application>Ethereal</application>.</para>
 </sect4>
 
 </sect3>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2004-09-27 00:57:06 UTC (rev 2754)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2004-09-27 13:47:52 UTC (rev 2755)
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-<!ENTITY day          "26">
+<!ENTITY day          "27">
 <!ENTITY month        "09">
 <!ENTITY year         "2004">
 <!ENTITY version      "svn-&year;&month;&day;">

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2004-09-27 00:57:06 UTC (rev 2754)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2004-09-27 13:47:52 UTC (rev 2755)
@@ -22,6 +22,10 @@
 
 <itemizedlist>
 
+<listitem><para>September 27th, 2004 [Randy]: Modified Ethereal 
+configuration instructions as suggested by Bruce Dubbs; modified 
+iptables id entity.</para></listitem>
+
 <listitem><para>September 26th, 2004 [Randy]: Modified chown command in
 Apache instructions to change ownership of more files.</para></listitem>
 

Modified: trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/iptables.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/iptables.xml	2004-09-27 00:57:06 UTC (rev 2754)
+++ trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/iptables.xml	2004-09-27 13:47:52 UTC (rev 2755)
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@
   <!ENTITY iptables-time          "0.13 SBU">
 ]>
 
-<sect1 id="postlfs-security-iptables">
+<sect1 id="iptables" xreflabel="iptables-&iptables-version;">
 <sect1info>
 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
 <date>$Date$</date>




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