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From: Kain (kainkain.org)
Date: Thu Dec 20 2001 - 18:50:53 CST
On Thu, Dec 20, 2001 at 02:51:53PM -0800, McKee, Charles wrote:
> I have a quick question about an article I have just read in the latest
> addition of Sys Admin.
> In the article it states that one can keep alive IPChains and Natd when
> you do a shutdown -h on a Linux box, that is running Red hat 6.2.
> I was wondering will this work on for the latest versions of Linux and
> what about the BSD family, Mandrake or even Solaris.
What happens is that ipchains, iptables, and other friends have rulesets
that would only get unloaded by a shutdown script. In most cases, it
wouldn't matter, since those kernel subsystems will never see packets
since all your net interfaces should be brought down by that point.
-- Assassins do it from behind. ** Concerned Citizen Bryon Roche, Kain <kainimperativesoultions.com> <kainkain.org>
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