0.1.7 success and failure
Wed, 15 Sep 1999 17:19:19 -0500 (CDT)
It seems the problem may have only been time-coincident and not the
cause of netfilter. Rebooting the Windows machine seems to have
alleviated the symptoms. As usual, I should have applied the three Rs
of Windows troubleshooting (reboot, reinstall, relocate).
On Wed, 15 Sep 1999, Paul Rusty Russell wrote:
> In message <Pine.LNX.firstname.lastname@example.org> you write:
> > netfilter 0.1.7 finally compiles (modulo the previously noted one-line
> > patch) and runs but has some problems. Doing an insmod ipchains.o as
> > mentioned in the howto works, and the ipchains rules can be inserted as
> > expected. However, netscape 4.6 performance from a masqueraded machine
> > on the home lan (a Win98 box) is extremely poor.
> Hmm, this is wierd. Define `extremely poor'. Long delays looking up
> new sites (implies a DNS problem)? Long delays retrieving new pages
> (implies a connection setup problem)? Slow throughput downloading
> large files (implies a continuous problem)...