iptables problem...

Michael Schwendt fedora at wir-sind-cool.org
Tue Oct 19 16:12:18 UTC 2004

On Tue, 19 Oct 2004 10:55:42 -0500, Linn Kubler wrote:

> > No netfilter/iptables modules loaded at all, and for some reason,
> > they are not loaded automatically either. What do you get for..?
> > 
> >   rpm -V iptables kernel modutils
> > 
> > Your kernel is not the latest, btw.
> > 
> > > modprobe: FATAL: Module ip_tables not found.
> > 
> > Very bad. Could be that your installed kernel packages is corrupted
> > and you're missing modules. Above command should detect that.
> > 
> When I run the rpm verify I get no messages, it just runs for a bit
> and then I get a new prompt.  I'm assuming this is good at least no
> errors.  But then running the "service iptables restart" command gives
> the same error as before.
> Keep in mind that this is running on a Virtual PC and that I had to
> download and install an update to make it work in the first place. 

I'm aware of that since your first message in this thread. I just
wanted to rule out damaged packages as the cause of it. The other
errors you get are an indication that the system is not fully working.

Fedora Core release 2.92 (FC3 Test 3) - Linux 2.6.8-1.541
loadavg: 0.49 0.72 0.62

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