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Re: [suse-security] kernel modules question
Thanks 4 the rating - but why ? Even if your last comment
is version-depending.

Nice weekend

Michael Appeldorn

>> safer : should be to compile in kernel, cauze ]you[ cannot replace the
>modules and have
>> to reboot the box to manipulate iptables-code
>Not bad ...
>> 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
>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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