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Old 04-29-2009, 02:38 AM   #1
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ipt_state module for iptables

When I try this command I get the unknown error below:

iptables -A INPUT -m state --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT

iptables: Unknown error 4294967295

I think it is because of the state module. I can't find ipt_state.ko anywhere on the system, only ipt_state.h in the kernel source files. Is there anyway to install this module? There is no mention of it in the .config file.

Here is all the modules I have:


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Old 04-29-2009, 11:56 AM   #2
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The modules name is:
it is (for me) located at:

You may need to load it by hand or in a script that may need it.

You say
There is no mention of it in the .config file.
in my .config file the line reads
and I suppose it would still be there but instead read:
if it was not selected/not compiled in.



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