Subject: Re: IP forwarding
To: Jonathan Sturges <>
From: Anders Magnusson <>
List: port-vax
Date: 04/26/1996 22:58:01
> Hi everyone,
> 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.
You can enable ip-forwarding in the kernel just with doing
# sysctl -w net.inet.ip.forwarding=1
as root. Then it should work just fine.
Put the sysctl in rc.local or something.

-- Ragge