Re: Woody kernel 2.4.18 ready for NAT? Can't make it work
It sounds like you do not have the ipmasq package installed.
On Fri, Nov 01, 2002 at 08:09:19PM +0100, lacostej wrote:
> We are having trouble to set up NAT on a server to act as gateway to a private
> home network.
> I've done so on other machines, but each time compiled my own kernel. This
> time we tried to use Debian's. I.e. kernel-image-2.4.18-586tsc as distributed
> in woody 3.0 images.
> The machine connects correctly to the web, but NAT doesn't work.
> We've found this comment on the following page:
> "You can check to see if your kernel is set up for masquerading by issuing the
> command: ls /proc/net/ip_masq "
> On our installation, this displays nothing.
> We checked the kernel config as found in the package referenced on page:
> and it seems that the kernel was compiled with everything necessary for NAT.
> Did we get something wrong?
> Is the comment stating to check /proc/net/ip_masq still valid regarding kernel
> Do we have to compile our own kernel, or is there something we can do to
> correct the state.
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