Problems with iptables 0.15
Paul Rusty Russell
Tue, 31 Aug 1999 14:57:42 -0700
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> you write:
> I am using Linux kernel 2.3.15 and am exploring the (new) iptables as
> a replacement for ipchains. I have found a few problems (or I am doing
> something wrong)
> With netfilter 0.15
> 1) rules such as "iptables -i ppp+ ...." do not work, but specifying
> -i ppp0 works.
Thanks! This was a bug, will be fixed in 0.1.6.
> 2) when using the extended LOG target, the option --log-limit which is
> mentioned in the HowTo is not accepted.
I put this in my testsuite, and it seems to work here? See below.
> 3) Is there a limit as to the number of rules? I have tried writing a
> script to start iptables, and have encountered some problems. I am
> including my script below. As written here it seems to work
> fine. If I remove the comment from ANY one of the (commented out)
> rules then all of the commands are accepted, but "iptables -L"
> seems to be looping
No limit on #. I can't duplicate this either; I tried uncommenting
everything, then just uncommenting the first one. Perhaps you are
seeing some library corruption? Try doing make install again.
What libc (ls -l /lib/libc.so*) and what compiler (gcc --version). I
# ls -l /lib/libc.so*
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 13 Aug 30 14:30 /lib/libc.so.6 -> libc-2.1.2.so
# gcc --version