Re: Masquerading and timeout setting

Juanjo Ciarlante (
Mon, 27 Jul 1998 11:24:51 -0300

On Thu, Jul 23, 1998 at 09:08:39PM +0900, NIIBE Yutaka wrote:
> In recent kernels (at least in 2.1.9x--2.1.110), setting masquerading
> timeout by ipfwadm (-M -s) doesn't work.
> In ipfwadm, it eventually calls kernel function of ip_fw_ctl in
> net/ipv4/ip_fw.c, and set the variable ip_masq_expire. However, the
> value of variable ip_masq_expire is not used anyware.
> Actually, the value of the variable masq_timeout_table is used for
> timeout processing in net/ipv4/ip_masq.c, but we don't have any
> interface setting the value.
> Changes needed?
ABS True.

Hold on please, I'll post a patch (I've working on) in a few days.

-- Juanjo
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