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SubjectRe: ip forwarding broken in 2.1.24 ?
On Wed, 29 Jan 1997, Tuomas Heino wrote:

> On Wed, 29 Jan 1997, Pierfrancesco Caci wrote:
>
> > Hi, It looks like 2.1.24 is not forwarding traffic from my ethernet to
> > the radio port and vice versa. Has anyone else noticed this problem ?
> > cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forwarding yields a value of 2
> >
> from linux/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt :
>
> ip_forwarding - "SNMP" BOOLEAN
> 2 - disabled (default)
> 1 - enabled
>
> just echo 1>/proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forwarding ;)
>
Well not __quite__! I encountered the same typo...

echo "1" >proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forwarding .... or
echo 1 >proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forwarning ....
|_________ space
Otherwise a line-feed (only) went out "stdout" to the "/proc" file-system
and it doesn't complain so you don't get any feedback.


Cheers,
Dick Johnson
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