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Re: Help with ipchains on Potato -- problem with -s?

On Thu, Oct 11, 2001 at 04:02:06PM -0400, Marc Ozon wrote:

> That was easy -- both Oscar and David seem to have found the cause and the
> solution of the problem I was having.  Checking my firewall with ipchains
> - -L hung up sometimes when it was doing a reverse-lookup of the IP addresses
> in the rules, so ipchains -L -n (to prevent the DNS lookup) worked fine.

You could also provide for reverse for your local IP addresses.  That's
all I did.  Since there's already a DNS here in the house, it was no
trouble. ^_^

Marc Wilson

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