Subject: Re: IPNat/IPFilter on VAX
To: J. Buck Caldwell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 02/05/2001 17:36:47
Have just added ipfilter (enabled) , and a bunch of (commented out)
network options to -current vax GENERIC config.
Does anyone know of any reason why ipfilter should not be enabled
by default for 1.5.1 GENERIC?
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On Sun, 4 Feb 2001, J. Buck Caldwell wrote:
> So I was helping a buddy set up his UV3800 as a NAT box for his home,
> and found out something annoying. Seems ipfilter (and as such, ipnat)
> isn't compiled into the GENERIC kernel. For that matter, it isn't even
> listed as an option in the GENERIC config file. I've added in
> pseudo-device ipfilter, and am currently compiling a kernel, to see if
> it will still work or not.
> I seem to remember my old VAX having support for NAT somewhere around
> 1.4, but I could be wrong. Is there a reason why IPFilter isn't included
> in GENERIC? Does it not work? I noticed the caveat about BPF not working
> with de0, but that doesn't mean (I assume) that it won't work with qe,
> or le, or what have you.
> Please get back to me if I am wrong. Thanks!