firewalling/bridging and proc tables

Paul Matthews (
Sat, 13 Jul 1996 17:24:45 -0400

System Development writes:

> Also, why do certain utilities that rely on the data obtained from the
> /proc filesystem seem to hang up when I try to get a listing? Like,
> route and in particular ipfwadm -F -l or ipfwadm -M -l.

I have run Linux-2.0.0, 2.0.3, and now 2.0.6, and I do not experience
any Hanging. Have you upgraded to the latest procps?


Paul Matthews
McLean, VA