[clug] modprobe ip_tables fails

Amitay Isaacs amitay at gmail.com
Mon Dec 7 05:37:39 MST 2009

Hi Paul,

On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 9:37 PM, Paul <mylists at wilsononline.id.au> wrote:

> I have a stock Fedora Kernel (F10) and jsut wondering if people can tell me
> if I still need to modprobe ip_tables module during Firewall (iptables)
> startup
> I just noticed this on my firewall log file
> Loading kernel modules: ip_tables, FATAL: Module ip_tables not found.
> which was a result of a
> modprobe ip_tables
> The only thing I have done recently is recompile some " v4l-dvb" modules
> which I'm almost certain won't affect the netfiler/iptables modules
> any know if this is an issue?

There is no ip_tables module in F10. The iptables support for IPv4 is built
in the kernel.
For IPv6, there is a iptables module ip6_tables.

So you don't need "modprobe ip_tables" in F10 as long as you are using only


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