Subject: Re: 1.5 ftp proxy (pr #11133)
To: Olaf Seibert <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/17/2001 02:34:35
On Fri, Feb 16, 2001 at 09:30:34PM +0100, Olaf Seibert wrote:
> On Mon 12 Feb 2001 at 11:58:01 +0100, Olaf Seibert wrote:
> > I guess I should try the same patch, although my problem with NAT is
> > different: it simply won't NAT anymore... I guess a reboot would clear
> > that (at least for a while) but I haven't done that yet.
> My new experience: I turned net.inet.ip.forwarding back on, and NAT 
> started working again fine.
> Now I rebooted to a new kernel, less than 24 hours ago, and since then
> net.inet.ip.forwarding got turned back off again somehow...
> Now I don't have options GATEWAY in my config file, but that never was a
> problem in the past. Just to be sure, I added it now.
> Next time I reboot, I shall have to look at the initial value. As I
> recall, it would be set if you have more than 1 interface, right?

No, it's only set if you have a kernel compiled with 'options GATEWAY'.

Manuel Bouyer <>