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Re: [suse-security] kernel modules question
It probably means kernel version:
2.2.x - ipchains
2.4.x - iptables

Although the message was concerning iptables which would mean 2.4.x kernel.


02/08/02 08:44:36 AM, Michael Appeldorn <appeldorn@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Thanks 4 the rating - but why ? Even if your last comment
>is version-depending.
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>Nice weekend
>
>Michael Appeldorn
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>>> safer : should be to compile in kernel, cauze ]you[ cannot replace the
>>modules and have
>>> to reboot the box to manipulate iptables-code
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>>Not bad ...
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>>> faster : me think, should be faster to compile in kernel, cauze you havent
>>the module
>>> layer and no load/unload - correct me, if i'am wrong
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>>not bad either
>>
>>> less work: too to compile in the kernel, cauze you will not get any probs
>>with depmod
>>> and other stuff
>>
>>still not bad...
>>
>>> In summary: if the netfilter is an elemtary part of your system put it in
>>the kernel - so why
>>> not.
>>
>>But by the way: What if he uses SuSEfirewall (it tries to start iptables /
>>ipchains (version-depending))?
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