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Old 04-16-2004, 07:35 AM   #1
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how to set ip_forward on at startup?

Could anybody let me know how I can set ip_forward on at startup, instead of manually input a command after startup? Thanks in advance!
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You want a line like this......echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward

On Slackware I put it in rc.local

Not sure what distro you are using
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Oh, sorry. I am using mandrake 9.2. I know the command in command line, but don't know which file I shall modify and in what format. Thank you.
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Check the sysctl file found in /etc or /etc/sysconfig

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Thanks a lot!


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