Dhcpcd and iptables problems (BLFS 6.1)
darcy_ro at msn.com
Wed Feb 7 14:52:13 PST 2007
I've tried to get DCHPCD running. (BLFS 6.1)
I found that net-tools wouldn't compile - a dangling 'default:' in a switch
statement. Fixed these manually.
After installing DHCPCD, I modified
/etc/sysconfig/network-devices/ifconfig.eth0/ipv4 as follows:
/etc/ntp.conf, resolv.conf and yp.conf appear to be properly changed by
dhcpcd at boot time.
/etc/sysconfig/network-devices/ifconfig.eth0/dhcpcd is exactly like the
DHCPCD runs, but a bunch of strange things are happening:
1) I get a bunch of error messages regarding iptables:
FATAL: Module ip_tables not found.
Iptables v1.3.3: can't initialize iptables table `filter': iptables who? (do
you need to insmod?)
Perhaps insmod or your kernel needs to be upgraded.
- Where in the kernel is the iptables option?
2) it tries to start DHCPCD twice. The first succeeds, and the second time
pops out with an error stop:
You should not be reading this error message.
It means that an unforeseen error took place in /etc/rc.d/rc3.d/S20network,
which exited with a return value of 2.
If you're able to track this error down to a bug in one of the files
provided by the LFS book, please be so kind to inform us at
lfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org.
Press Enter to continue...
- This seemed to start when I enabled DHCP support in the kernel.
3) When shutting down, it tries to kill off DHCPCD twice, 1st time OK, 2nd
Why is it starting and stopping dhcpcd twice?
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