Re: Error in rc.firewall

From: tom minchin <>
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 08:32:48 +1000

On Thu, Jul 16, 1998 at 06:19:45PM -0400, Chuck Pitre wrote:
> ipfwadm: setsockopt failed: protocol not available
> This is the error message I get when I run my rc.firewall
> I know it's something stupid I just can't quite see it (too much coffee i
> guess ;)
> anyhow attached to this file is my rc.firewall file,
> I was hoping that someone might be able to point out my stupidity.
> Currently this is on a Linux 2.0.29 Slackware distribution and squid
> 1.2.22 and I'm attempting to have it proxy transparently (uh oh;)

You don't have masquerading compiled into the kernel, check that you have
firewall compiled in kernel as well. Any further Linux networking issues
probably should be taken to a more topical list.
Received on Thu Jul 16 1998 - 15:33:43 MDT

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