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SubjectRe: Oops! iptables and kernel 2.4.5
On Sun, 26 Aug 2001, Feyr Tlincail wrote:

> for a few months now my gateway box keeps Oops'ing under some circumstance
> (i'm thinking when there's a lot of packets being passed back and forth).
> the box is an HP Vectra VL2 4/66 (486 DX 66 mhz) with 16 megs of ram and a
> 500 megs hard disk (150 swap). it has 2 network card (one 3com using driver
> 3c509 and the other is a no name using module "ne"), both are ISA (no pci
> bus at all). the connection to the net is an Alcatel Speedtouch Home modem
> (ADSL) connected to eth1 (the "ne" card)

That is a bug in iptables. Upgrade the kernel to 2.4.8 - I have not seen
a single crash after upgrading. The problem is in 2.4.5 - 2.4.7 IIRC.

Rasmus

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