[Shorewall-newbies] Can't start shorewall

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Sun Feb 8 07:39:47 PST 2004


On Sunday 08 February 2004 06:51 am, James Brokaw wrote:

> ++ local address
> ++ local rest
> ++ ip route show dev eth1
> ++ read address rest
> + subnets=
> + '[' -z '' ']'
> + fatal_error 'Unable to determine the routes through interface eth1'
> + echo '   Error: Unable to determine the routes through interface eth1'
>    Error: Unable to determine the routes through interface eth1
> + '[' start = check ']'
> + stop_firewall
> + set +x
>
> IP addr show implies to me the problem is with eth1, not shorewall,
> although I'm mystified how to solve it:
>
> [root at md-wmnsmd-cuda2-c7b-63 shorewall]# ip addr show
> 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP> mtu 16436 qdisc noqueue
>     link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd 00:00:00:00:00:00
>     inet 127.0.0.1/8 brd 127.255.255.255 scope host lo
> 2: eth0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast qlen 100
>     link/ether 00:03:47:dc:30:c4 brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
>     inet 67.20.166.63/24 brd 67.20.166.255 scope global eth0
> 3: eth1: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast qlen 100
>     link/ether 00:a0:cc:3a:e2:0e brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff

eth1 doesn't have an IP address.

-Tom
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