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Old 07-14-2004, 09:55 PM   #1
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sysctl.conf resets itself?

I've set up my computer fairly well, but I've one little problem. It would appear that sysctl.conf resets itself to

instead of

which I reset it to every time I see this. I haven't managed to see /when/ it does this (on a cold system cycle?), but to fix it, I change the two values, and then do a shutdown -r now, and it comes up pingable again.

Why is this resetting itself? Is there a config file I'm missing?
Old 07-14-2004, 11:24 PM   #2
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Found half the problem ... shorewall

Running MDK 9.2 and shorewall was rebuillding this file every time it was restarted. Next obvious question is how to stop this?


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