Re: firewalling/bridging and proc tables

Alan Cox (
Sun, 14 Jul 1996 18:10:50 +0100 (BST)

> What is the problem with running bridging and firewalling together?
> We have a system on which we are doing the packet forwarding along w/
> masquerading and we would also like to have it bridge sna packets. Will
> this(or when will this) be possible?

Not for 2.0.x

> 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.

Slow namservers - try adding the -n flag.