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Old 10-17-2001, 09:59 PM   #1
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got a problem. everytime my linux server reboots or i do a "service network restart" after i've made some changes, ip_forward goes back to "0" when i need to stay it as "1" for my workstation to get an internet connection. anyone know how to keep it from changing back to a "0" every time? i'm using linux redhat 7.1
Old 10-18-2001, 09:00 AM   #2
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I am having the same problem... (I know, not much help)... But what I am looking to do is basically set it everytime the PC boots... I'll let you know if I get an answer on my thread ("dhcpd, smbd, nmbd, wdpd")

Old 10-19-2001, 12:53 AM   #3
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put this line in /etc/rc.d/rc.local

echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward


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