Problem recompiling kernel with iptables v 1.3.2

vikrant vikrant at saysnetsoft.com
Thu Aug 25 13:05:05 CEST 2005


hi

I have mailed my problem earlier but nobody replied so i am sending it 
again hoping some response this time.

I trying to configure iptables with kernel but because of some problem i
am not able to do so.
Some information that i want to give are:-
Operating system - Cent OS4                  #My  operating system on
which i am trying to do
Current kernel version-  2.6.9-11.EL         #Result after running "uname
-r" command
Current iptables version - iptables v1.3.2   #Result after running
"iptables -V" command
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I have used the following command
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cd /usr/src/kernels
ls
2.6.9-11.EL-hugemem-i686       2.6.9-11.EL-smp-i686
2.6.9-11.EL-i686            2.6.9-5.0.3.EL-i686
cd ..
wget  http://iptables.org/downloads.html#iptables-1.3.2
bzip2 -cd iptables-1.3.2.tar.bz2 | tar xvf -
cd iptables-1.3.2/
make KERNEL_DIR=/usr/src/kernels/2.6.9-11.EL-i686/

#Problem occured after running this command

Extensions found: IPv4:recent cc -O2 -Wall -Wunused 
-I/usr/src/kernels/2.6.9-11.EL-i686//include-Iinclude/ 
-DIPTABLES_VERSION=\"1.3.2\"  -fPIC -o extensions/libipt_ah_sh.o -c 
extensions/libipt_ah.c In file included from
/usr/src/kernels/2.6.9-11.EL-i686//include/linux/netfilter_ipv4.h:8,from
/usr/src/kernels/2.6.9-11.EL-i686//include/linux/netfilter_ipv4/ip_tables.h:26,
from include/libiptc/libiptc.h:6,
from include/iptables.h:5,
from extensions/libipt_ah.c:8:
/usr/src/kernels/2.6.9-11.EL-i686//include/linux/config.h:6:2: #error
including kernel header in userspace; use the glibc headers instead!
make: *** [extensions/libipt_ah_sh.o] Error 1
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  With regards
  Vikrant



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