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Rusty Russell <rusty@linuxcare.com.au> writes:

> In message <m2elzp3uiq.fsf@euler.axel.nom> you write:
> > yes, but is it a dual machine or is it an N-way SMP with N > 2? the
> > other guy with iptables/SMP problems also has a quad box. could this
> > perhaps be a problem only when you have more than two processors?
>
> Yes, hacked my machine to think it had 4 cpus, and boom.
>
> There are two problems:
> (1) initialization of multiple tables was wrong, and
> (2) iterating through tables should not use cpu_number_map (doesn't
> matter on X86 though).
>
> Please try attached patch.

ok i'll give this a whirl .... success!

netfilter/iptables seems to be up and working on my quad ppro box
now. i am running your "quick guide to firewalling" from the howto
until i get my rules straightened out.

thank you very much.

johan

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