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@@ -5,7 +5,8 @@ It can only be used with Kernel versions 2.6.14 or later, since it requires
-kernel support. The \fBqueue-balance\fP option was added in Linux 2.6.31.
+kernel support. The \fBqueue-balance\fP option was added in Linux 2.6.31,
+\fBqueue-bypass\fP in 2.6.39.
\fB\-\-queue\-num\fP \fIvalue\fP
This specifies the QUEUE number to use. Valid queue numbers are 0 to 65535. The default value is 0.
@@ -16,3 +17,9 @@ This specifies a range of queues to use. Packets are then balanced across the gi
This is useful for multicore systems: start multiple instances of the userspace program on
queues x, x+1, .. x+n and use "\-\-queue\-balance \fIx\fP\fB:\fP\fIx+n\fP".
Packets belonging to the same connection are put into the same nfqueue.
+By default, if no userspace program is listening on an NFQUEUE, then all packets that are to be queued
+are dropped. When this option is used, the NFQUEUE rule is silently bypassed instead. The packet
+will move on to the next rule.