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    SubjectRe: IP Forwarding on 2.1.42
    On Mon, 16 Jun 1997, Chris Molnar wrote:

    > Does anyone have any secrets on how to make IP Forwarding work properly
    > on 2.1.42? I updated from 2.0.29 and it was working properly under that
    > kernel. No other changes has been made.
    > I did read the docs....... and did run the command that was mentioned in
    > the Changes doc.
    > Thanks,
    > Chris

    # echo "1" >/proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forwarding

    This should turn it on. Note:

    # echo 1> /proc/sys/net/ip4/ip_forwarding

    Will __NOT__ work! This just redirects a '\n' out the "terminal".
    Some documentation shows this. It needs quotes or spaces.

    Richard B. Johnson
    Analogic Corporation
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    Penguin : Linux version 2.1.42 on an i586 machine (66.15 BogoMips).
    Warning : It's hard to stay on the trailing edge of technology.

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