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Re: fwbuilder iptables script, kernel 2.6.8-11-amd64-k8 and sarge

Matthias Wenthe <wenthe@ims.de> writes:

> On Mon, 8 Aug 2005, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
>> Are you running an amd64 kernel with a 32bit i386 sarge install?  If so
>> that is your problem.  iptables has to be 64bit to talk to a 64bit
>> kernel due to an alignment issue in the kernel structures for iptables
>> or something like that.  So you do need at least the 64bit iptables
>> binary and associated libs.  a 64bit chroot is one option for install it
>> easily, after which you can call it from 32bit install just fine.
>> A pure 64bit install would of course just work.
>> Len Sorensen
> Thank you for clearing up what I suspected. In the chroot 64 bit
> installation an ldd /sbin/iptables shows
>          libdl.so.2 => /lib/libdl.so.2 (0x0000002a9566c000)
>          libnsl.so.1 => /lib/libnsl.so.1 (0x0000002a95770000)
>          libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0x0000002a95886000)
>          /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 => /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2
>          (0x0000002a95
> The last library is easy to integrate into the 32 bit i386 sarge. But
> what about the first three ones. How can I make the 64 bit iptables
> binary which I put to /usr/local/sbin in 32 bit sarge look for the
> libs in another place but /lib where the 32 bit libs with the same
> name are placed ?
> Regards
> Matthias Wenthe

apt-get install amd64-libs

That should have all required libs already.


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