upgrade nightmare!

Robert Martinovic mlaich at bigpond.com
Wed Aug 8 19:54:29 EST 2001

----- Original Message -----
From: <david at prometheus.com.au>
To: Robert Martinovic <mlaich at bigpond.com>
Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2001 7:45 PM
Subject: Re: upgrade nightmare!

> Robert Martinovic wrote:
> >
> > I did this, as when I tried to re-enter the iptables, I get this,
> > I've never seen before:
> >
> > iptables v1.2.2: Couldn't load target
> > 'standard':/usr/local/lib/iptables/libipt_standard.so: cannot open
> > object file: No such file or directory
> Does the file /usr/local/lib/iptables/libipt_standard.so exist? Is it
> readable and executable by all? (But not writeable by anyone except
> root, that would be a really bad security risk.) Does

This is only part of the problem. Yes this file exists, but in
/lib/iptables/ not in /usr/local/lib/iptables/  - beats me!

But the problem remains that if I try /etc/init.d/inetd restart, I get the
same 'portmapper inactive' message again

This has never ever been a problem before

> file /usr/local/lib/iptables/libipt_standard.so
> report something like
> /usr/lib/libipt_standard.so: ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386,
> version 1, not stripped
> ? If it reports something like "symbolic link" repeat this for the
> target of the link until you get a real answer.
> It may be that you have a corrupted or broken iptables installation. Try
> re-installing. Maybe downloading a fresh copy and re-installing.

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