[clug] modprobe ip_tables fails

Paul mylists at wilsononline.id.au
Mon Dec 7 13:19:43 MST 2009

On 7/12/2009 11:37 PM, Amitay Isaacs wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 9:37 PM, Paul <mylists at wilsononline.id.au 
> <mailto: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 IPv4.
> Amitay. 

thanks for that, I also notice that  ip_conntrack is not found is that not required any 
more too?



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