[PATCH] Warn people that ipchains and ipfwadm are going away.

Andi Kleen ak at muc.de
Wed Sep 22 14:15:58 CEST 2004


Martin Josefsson <gandalf at wlug.westbo.se> writes:

> On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
>
>> > Sure, but you have to start somewhere.  Next step will be #error.  Then
>> > finally remove the whole thing (I don't want to remove the whole thing
>> > to start with, since that would create a silent failure).
>> >
>> > Cheers,
>> > Rusty.
>> > --
>>
>> What replaces the firewall stuff? It can't just "go away"!
>
> Ever heard of iptables?

Except that it doesn't have usable 32bit emulation on x86-64.
32bit userland on x86-64 kernel cannot use iptables, they have
to use ipchains.

I would ask for to not drop ipchains until this is fixed.

-Andi




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