physdev match

Aleksandar Milivojevic amilivojevic at
Thu Sep 23 16:21:43 CEST 2004

Mohamed Eldesoky wrote:
> Ok, I got a stock kernel 2.4.27 patched with ebtables-bnrf, and
> noticed that it has added physdev match.
> But whenever I try to test a rule with -m physdev --physdev-in <int> 
> it gives me
> iptables: Invalid argument
> Any special requirements to use it ??

Have you patched both userspace (iptables utility) and kernel?  This 
sounds like iptables utility wasn't patched.  Look into /lib/iptables 
directory and see what modules you have.

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