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Re: [suse-security] kernel modules question
  • From: "Christian Weickhmann" <bowfingermail@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2002 14:58:27 +0100
  • Message-id: <00a701c1b0a8$b26d8200$0300a8c0@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> 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))?

CU
Christian


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