Re: ipables and caching

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On Tuesday 2012-01-24 15:28, Alex Bligh wrote:

> I have a legacy application which forwards lots of packets (router,
> essentially) and uses a lot of sometimes badly written autogenerated
> iptables rules (about 3,000 of them).
> I am seeing on a good day high route cache efficiency. Do packets
> which do not follow the slow path (i.e. cache hits) also cache
> what iptables rules they hit? Nothing fancy in use bar conn_track.

Whether the route lookup was satisfied by cache or not  plays no role 
for Xtables execution.
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