Why the message 'Kernel: svc: bad direction xxxx, dropping request' is seen in logs and what is its meaning ?

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  • There is the following message in the /var/log/messages file.
kernel: svc: bad direction 65536, dropping request
  • What this message means and is it harmful to server ?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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