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Re: IP Chains question

On Fri, 1 Feb 2002, David Gardi wrote:

> > I've just switched to 2.4.x on my laptop, and it was painless. I'm about
> > to do the same on a desktop that runs a firewall using my old original
> > ipfwadm rules, which are magically translated by debian (potato/2.2.x)  
> > into (i think) ipchains.
> > 
> > Is there someplace I can find instructions to convert to iptables? Is
> > there a similar on-the-fly conversion script?

> If you intend to switch to iptables from ipchains,
> I strongly suggest you to take a look at http://netfilter.samba.org/

Oh, are you saying that (initially) I can just install 2.4.17 and leave my
ipfwadm stuff as-is and the ipchains script will still work? I'd switch
to iptables eventually, but if the old stuff will still work I don't have
to figure out how iptables work _before_ I install the new kernel.


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