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Old 06-25-2007, 04:37 PM   #1
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Smile Is something wrong (iptables) with Linux-2.6.21-5?

It was ages I didn't recompile a kernel, everything was all rigth with the usual distribuition I used. I'm actually using openSuSE 10.2 with the kernel and I was sharing an internet connection (just for fun) with:
echo "1" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o ppp0 -j MASQUERADE
I wanted to try the kernel 2.6.21-5 and making the xconfig I did not make a mess, but the module iptable_nat look like disappeared! I must be a frog that need a kiss from someone that knows things better than me. Please give an help.

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Old 06-27-2007, 01:57 AM   #2
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Well did you check out that the "missing" module is in the kernel, compiled in or as a module? And if it's a module, did you try loading it manually with modprobe?
Old 06-27-2007, 03:24 PM   #3
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Smile Well . . .

I did as you said and during the most important task of the "recompiling a kernel" I forgot a module: CONFIG_NF_NAT. It was my fault.
Thanx again. Ciao
Old 09-19-2007, 03:02 AM   #4
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CONFIG_NF_NAT didn't appear in kernel

Dear all,

I meet this problem too, but on
I didn't see CONFIG_NF_NAT option in .config file.

Could you tell me that this option is lie on which catagory,
if I use "make menuconfig"?

Thanks very much



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