[Firewall] Linux 3.4.2 Kernel - ipt_LOG --> xt_LOG

Arno van Amersfoort arnova at rocky.eld.leidenuniv.nl
Tue Jun 19 09:00:19 CEST 2012

Dear Adam,

Thanks for reporting this. The warning is indeed harmless.

I've fixed it in SVN rev642. A new stable release with this fix should 
be released shortly. In the meantime you could give the daily build a go.



On 18-Jun-12 18:39, Adam Young wrote:
> Good day.
> First, thank you for the firewall script. I have been using Arno
> IPTABLES Firewall in one capacity or another for several years.
> System:
> - Ubuntu Server 11.10 on a VPS
> - Just upgraded to 3.4.2 Linux Kernel
> - Arno IP Tables Version:  2.0.0.b-1 (from the standard 11.10 repository)
> Rebooted server and the Arno IPTables Firewall script complained about
> the module "ipt_LOG" not being found:
> "WARNING: Module "ipt_LOG" failed to load. Assuming compiled-in-kernel."
> Everything is still working fine. The previous kernel I was using
> (3.0.18) didn't complain.
> After looking into this issue, it appears the 3.4.2 kernel combines the
> ipt_LOG and ip6_LOG into xt_LOG. The kernel I am using (3.4.2) already
> has the xt_LOG compiled in. See http://kernelnewbies.org/Linux_3.4 for
> information.
> It appears the Arno executable tries to "modprobe" the ipt_LOG module
> and it complains. I think the warning is harmless, however, I at least
> wanted to bring it up in case the new combined xt_LOG had any
> ramifications that I am unaware.
> Please let me know if you need additional information or if you have any
> questions.
> Thanks again.
> AY
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