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Re: How can I handle this situation?

On Thu, 6 Mar 2003 16:43:34 -0600
"Phil Sager" <philsa@mts.net> wrote:

> deb:/# iptables -L
> Note: /etc/modules.conf is more recent than
> /lib/modules/2.4.18-bf2.4/modules.dep
> /lib/modules/2.4.18-bf2.4/kernel/net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_tables.o:
> init_module: Device or resource busy
> Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters,
> including invalid IO or IRQ parameters
> /lib/modules/2.4.18-bf2.4/kernel/net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_tables.o:
> insmod/lib/modules/2.4.18-bf2.4/kernel/net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_tables.o
> failed/lib/modules/2.4.18-bf2.4/kernel/net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_tables.o:
> insmod ip_tables failed
> iptables v1.2.6a: can't initialize iptables table `filter': iptables
> who?(do you need to insmod?)
> Perhaps iptables or your kernel needs to be upgraded.
> I guess what I need is an answer to that last question Linux is
> asking.
> Thanks in advance...I appreciate any and all help...

I'm just guessing, but it looks like you have installed another kernel
version recently. Have you tried 'update-modules'  and 'depmod -a'?


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