Subject: Re: Please Help with IPNAT and NetBSD/Alpha
To: Tom Harvey" , "Sean J. Schluntz <>
From: Sean J. Schluntz <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 03/09/1999 10:06:39
>At 09:07 AM 3/8/99 -0800, Sean J. Schluntz wrote:
>the kernel needs ip.forwarding on, which is not the default:
>  % sysctl -a | grep forward
>  net.inet.ip.forwarding = 1
>build a kernel with "options GATEWAY" (as seen commented out in
>/sys/arch/alpha/conf/ALPHA) or turn it on in /etc/netstart.local with:
>  sysctl -w net.inet.ip.forwarding=1
>good luck. NetBSD/alpha 1.3H should make a fine cable modem NAT'ing router.

Thanks, that worked wonderfully!!!  Now all I have to do is figure out 
why I can't compile anything and I will recompile the kernel with only 
what I need.

Thanks again!


Sean J. Schluntz                 
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