[Shorewall-users] shorewall reinstall

chris wudda at hotmail.com
Tue Dec 30 12:03:38 PST 2003

That worked. With a removal of the Mandrake rpm and installing the 1.2.9
iptables against the 2.4.23 kernel I was able to get it started. Now I
remember having to do this a year ago.. guess I'm outta practice..
thanks Tom

-----Original Message-----
From: Tom Eastep [mailto:teastep at shorewall.net] 
Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2003 11:38 AM
To: Mailing List for Experienced Shorewall Users; chris
Subject: Re: [Shorewall-users] shorewall reinstall

On Tuesday 30 December 2003 11:23 am, chris wrote:
> Hmmm. Ok, I'll reinstall iptables and see what happens.

You have to REBUILD iptables using the 2.4.23 kernel headers. By
iptables installs into /usr/local/sbin so you need to adjust the PATH in

/etc/shorewall/shorewall.conf to ensure that this version will be

This will allow you to use /sbin/iptables when running a standard
kernel and /usr/local/sbin/iptables when you are running your own

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