[Bridge] RH 9 problems iptbles + bridge

Hakan Stensby hst at nsc.liu.se
Thu Dec 18 11:13:17 PST 2003

Ah, so the bridge module shipping with rh kernel dont have support for iptables, 
that explains it all :D
and it was very stupid of me to think that the one thing that at least I would 
like to use with the bridge must be patched in :D

Shouldnt be a problem to build the kernel myself, last time it went very 


On Thu, 18 Dec 2003, Bart De Schuymer wrote:

> On Thursday 18 December 2003 09:46, Hakan Stensby wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I've been running RH 7.2 with a kernel-2.4.9-13brnf0.0.3 for a very long
> > time and works just fine.
> >
> > A couple of weeks ago I thought I'd install a new fresh installation with
> > rh9 and load the bridge module that comes with the rh kernel ( 2.4.20-24.9
> > ).
> >
> > The bridge itself works just fine but the firewalling dont.
> > There is no packets passing the FORWARD chain... Have I missed something
> > really essential here?
> > The same iptable script works just fine on the old box...
> You forgot to apply the appropriate bridge-nf patch, see 
> ebtables.sourceforge.net.
> cheers,
> Bart

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