[Firewall] mac_addresses

Arno van Amersfoort arnova at rocky.eld.leidenuniv.nl
Tue Oct 17 08:50:57 MDT 2006


This is either a problem in iptables itself or in the netfilter kernel 
code. Either way, it can't be fixed in my script. You could try building 
a 2.6.18 kernel and see whether this fixes the problem and else post a 
bug on the netfilter website....

a.

macinek wrote:
> Hi,
> I  have a problem with  option "MAC_ADDRESS_FILE" :(
> when option " MAC_ADDRESS_FILE" is  commented, work fine, but when is 
> uncommented,
> I got message like this:
> "......Security is ENFORCED for external interface(s) in the FORWARD chain.
> (Re)loading list of BLOCKED hosts (blackhole) from 
> /etc/arno-iptables-firewall/blocked-hosts
> (Re)loading allowed internal MAC addresses from 
> /etc/arno-iptables-firewall/mac-addresses
> iptables: Unknown error 4294967295
> iptables: Unknown error 4294967295
> iptables: Unknown error 4294967295"
> 
> format file mac-addresses is
> 00:11:22:33:44:55
> 55:66:77:88:99:00
> 11:12:13:14:15:16
> and, of course carriage-return
> 
> 
> best regards
> _________________________
> Fedora Core 5
> iptables 1.3.5-1.2
> kernel 2.6.17-pp3 (patchset: http://snaj.ath.cx)
> 
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