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I'm new, but this still looks weird to me. I'm trying to look at my dmesg output to see what's going on with my usb phone, and I get this(below). I've only posted a section because it goes on a bit, but there's nothing else other than more of this sort of thing.
Is it anything to do with my internet connection starting at boot?
Thanks. I didn't know what iptables was so I've just had a quick read on Wikipedia, but will need to know more before really getting the relevance of the logs (below). I didn't get anything from /sbin/iptables -l, but did from just iptables -l.
What has happened to all the other dmesg stuff? How do I see it?! I feel I have to keep apologising as I know I'm probably asking pretty dumb questions at the moment! Sorry.
The log file may be getting truncated, and the messages of interest are lost before you are getting a chance to see them. I assume the messages of interest are being generated at boot time. Perhaps you can reboot, and re-generate the messages you are interested in. Are you sure the messages of interest contain the string 'usb'?
I am loath to suggest modifying your iptables setup, lest it put your system in jeopardy somehow. If you elect to do this, you should to it with caution.