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Re: 2.4 kernel for SUNstation 20

On Fri, 29 Apr 2004, Martin wrote:

> > I've got woody running fine but want to use iptables before I put my machine
> > on the web, hence the query.

> You could just use ipchains.  Syntax is a little different IIRC but the
> core functionality is the same.

He he, one of our largest firewalls separating a network of more than 1000
IP devices from the internet runs 2.0.40 kernel with ipchains support. So
if your concern is just a single machine, ipchains will surely do fine :)

> If you have time to play around then I'm sure the testing team would
> love another report that
> http://packages.debian.org/testing/debian-installer/kernel-image-2.4.24-sparc32-di
> works fine :-)

OK, if that is so appreciated, I must report, that 2.4.24-sparc32 and
2.4.26-sparc37 (from unstable) runs with no problems on my pizzaboxes
(several SparcStations and SparcServers).


-- Jan Houstek

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