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Re: kernel config question(s)

	Subject: kernel config question(s)
	Date: Sun, Mar 26, 2000 at 03:07:44PM -0800

In reply to:tjm

Quoting tjm(tmollica@silcom.com):
>| After looking through much documentation, I'm
>| still not sure whether I have the info I need.
>| Going through the config stuff to build a new
>| 2.2.14 kernel (up from 2.2.11) I notice that the
>| previous parameter of 'CONFIG_IP_ALWAYS_DEFRAG'
>| is now missing or not offered in this 2.2.14 
>| kernel config.  I have found that it is in the sysctl
>| docs and directory (/proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_always_defrag)
>| and is off by default.  My questions are these:
>| Is it true that this now needs to be set 'manually'  
>| somewhere in the startup scripts ?
>| Is there some utility other than 
>|   'echo 1 > /proc/sys/...{etc}' that can be used?
>| and
>| I may have overlooked the docs for this sysctl  
>| feature.  Where might I find the clearest explanation
>| of how and what parameters are the most important and
>| what the default settings are compared to the previous
>| kernel configs.

uname -a
Linux mtntop 2.2.14 #10 Wed Mar 22 12:28:34 EST 2000 i586 unknown

rgrep -r ip_always_defrag /usr/src/linux/Doc*/*
/usr/src/linux/Documentation/Configure.help:  Enabling masquerading
automagically enables ip_always_defrag too.


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