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Re: linux routing

On Wed, Apr 26, 2000 at 01:39:28PM -0700, Kevin wrote:
> Well my main question is how I do it at all.  Even if it's not the best way
> or the only way.  Just humor me.  I can't find any kind of docs on how to
> actually do it.

You're making it too hard.  To route traffic from one interface to the
other, enable IP forwarding.

  echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward


  sysctl net.ipv4.ip_forward=1

ought to do the trick assuming your kernel has been compiled to
support IP forwarding.  The default installation kernel does do this.
However, I recommend recompiling your kernel to reduce the SCSI driver
bloat (unless you really do have 20 SCSI controllers in your system).
This gives you the opportunity to enable firewalling, etc.


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