Subject: Re: IP forwarding
To: Jonathan Sturges <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dave McGuire <email@example.com>
Date: 04/26/1996 17:00:42
On April 26, you wrote:
> I've got my uVax II nicely configured as a PPP server, but it appears
> that the generic kernel doesn't have IP forwarding enabled.
> I'm kinda dreading having to rebuild a kernel, so I was hoping something
> had been implemented like the newer versions of FreeBSD. FreeBSD uses a
> file called /etc/sysconfig, where you can specify many options, including
> whether or not the machine should behave as a gateway.
> Is there something similar for NetBSD?
As far as I know, /etc/sysconfig in FreeBSD is simply a script that
is sourced by /etc/netstart that sets a bunch of shell variables. It
doesn't actually determine what the kernel is or is not capable of
I believe you'll need to rebuild your kernel.