Tue, 2 Oct 2001 18:44:31 +0200 (CEST)
Actually, netfilter is not in the kernel distro, as you can read in the
get ipables from:
untar it somewhere and read README (or INSTALL)
patch your kernel with iptables as shown in the readme files.
compile your kernel.
and compile iptables and install it:
by default iptables executables go to:
so if you have iptables from some rpm or .deb or whatever
remember to see if you have older versions in the PATH environment.
It is possible that old iptables executable is in /usr/sbin
and the new will be in /usr/local/sbin, thus running iptables
will run the old version from /usr/sbin.
Experimenting with patch-o-matic will come later on i suppose :)
Oh, and try reading more on the topic:
there are links to HOWTOs and FAQs on the same site, ie:
Best of luck