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

Lonnie Abelbeck lists at lonnie.abelbeck.com
Tue Jun 19 18:54:01 CEST 2012


Adam,

I think Arno made a case typo, in the main "arno-iptables-firewall" script, around line #317, replace the two occurrences of "xt_log" with "xt_LOG" and see if that fixes it.

Lonnie


On Jun 19, 2012, at 11:44 AM, Adam Young wrote:

> Arno,
> 
> You are welcome. Here is the output of the "Warning" from the daily build:
> 
> Arno's Iptables Firewall Script v2.0.1c-DEVEL
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Platform: Linux 3.4.2-linode44 i686
> Checking/probing Iptables modules:
> Loaded kernel module ip_tables.
> Loaded kernel module ip6_tables.
> Loaded kernel module nf_conntrack.
> Loaded kernel module nf_conntrack_ipv6.
> Loaded kernel module nf_conntrack_ftp.
> Loaded kernel module xt_conntrack.
> Loaded kernel module xt_limit.
> Loaded kernel module xt_state.
> Loaded kernel module xt_multiport.
> Loaded kernel module iptable_filter.
> Loaded kernel module ip6table_filter.
> Loaded kernel module iptable_mangle.
> Loaded kernel module ip6table_mangle.
> Loaded kernel module ipt_REJECT.
> Loaded kernel module ip6t_REJECT.
> WARNING: Modules "xt_log|ipt_LOG,ip6t_LOG" failed to load. Assuming
> compiled-in-kernel.
> Loaded kernel module xt_TCPMSS.
> Loaded kernel module iptable_nat.
> Module check done...
> 
> Not sure if this is harmless. But, posted for your review nonetheless.
> Other than the warning, it appears to be working as intended.
> 
> Please let me know if you need anything else. Thanks for the quick response!
> 
> AY
> 
> ---- Original Message ----
> From: Arno van Amersfoort <arnova at rocky.eld.leidenuniv.nl>
> Sent: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 09:00:19 +0200
> To: Arno's IPTABLES firewall script <firewall at rocky.eld.leidenuniv.nl>
> Cc: 
> Subject: Re: [Firewall] Linux 3.4.2 Kernel - ipt_LOG --> xt_LOG
> 
> 
> On 6/19/2012 2:00 AM, Arno van Amersfoort wrote:
>> 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.
>> 
>> cheers,
>> 
>> Arno
>> 
>> 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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