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SubjectRe: iptables is complaining with bogus unknown error 18446744073709551615
On Saturday 22 April 2006 01:05, Alessandro Suardi wrote:
> On 4/21/06, Nick Warne <> wrote:
> > I also ask the same - this 'config' problem/option has been posted on
> > the list previously, I believe.
> >
> > I was about to update my gateway box to this weekend, and I
> > do not build modules on that - so what do I need to do to ensure this
> > xt_tcpudp is built in?
> >
> > Is '> make oldconfig' enough to pull this in?
> >
> > Nick
> Hmm, let's see:
> [asuardi@donkey src]$ grep tcpudp
> linux-2.6.17-rc1-git4/net/netfilter/Makefile
> obj-$(CONFIG_NETFILTER_XTABLES) += x_tables.o xt_tcpudp.o
> OK, I recall configuring this a while ago when still using FC3,
> as I was bitten too by iptables complaining with the bogus
> error code which I eventually tracked back to the XTABLES
> stuff (no - make oldconfig didn't do it for me and I had to go
> through the config options by hand enabling what I thought
> was useful). That was since...
> [asuardi@donkey src]$ grep -i XTABLES /fc3/usr/src/.config-2.6.1[0-7]*
> /fc3/usr/src/.config-2.6.15-git10:CONFIG_NETFILTER_XTABLES=m
> /fc3/usr/src/.config-2.6.15-git11:CONFIG_NETFILTER_XTABLES=m
> /fc3/usr/src/.config-2.6.16-rc1-git4:CONFIG_NETFILTER_XTABLES=m
> /fc3/usr/src/.config-2.6.16-rc2-git7:CONFIG_NETFILTER_XTABLES=m

OK, to confirm, 'make oldconfig' did indeed pull in the new XTABLES stuff
without modules. I presume this will work OK, as my 233MHz box is still
building (and will be for a few hours yet)...


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