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Re: firestarter 1.0 throws missing file errors



On Sun, 2004-11-28 at 18:38 -0800, Mick Mearns wrote:
> Hello list;
>   I just now upgraded firestarter to the 1.0 rpm.
> I now get : 
> Error reading /proc/net/ip_conntrack: No such file or directory
> Error reading /proc/net/ip_conntrack: No such file or directory

The firestarter-1.0.0-1.rhfc3.nr from newrpms works-for-me.

...
> Sure enough the file is not there.
> Should I create it?

Only by loading the correct module.  Things in /proc are creatures of
the kernel.

$ /sbin/lsmod | grep ip_
ip_conntrack_irc       71921  0
ip_conntrack_ftp       72561  0
ip_conntrack           40693  6 ipt_MASQUERADE,iptable_nat,ip_conntrack_irc,ip_conntrack_ftp,ipt_state
ip_tables              16193  10 ipt_ttl,ipt_limit,iptable_mangle,ipt_LOG,ipt_MASQUERADE,iptable_nat,ipt_TOS,ipt_REJECT,ipt_state,iptable_filter

$ ll /proc/net/ip*
-r--r--r--  1 root root 0 Nov 29 22:27 /proc/net/ip6_flowlabel
-r--r-----  1 root root 0 Nov 29 20:53 /proc/net/ip_conntrack
-r--r-----  1 root root 0 Nov 29 22:27 /proc/net/ip_conntrack_expect
-r--r--r--  1 root root 0 Nov 29 22:27 /proc/net/ip_mr_cache
-r--r--r--  1 root root 0 Nov 29 22:27 /proc/net/ip_mr_vif
-r--r--r--  1 root root 0 Nov 29 22:27 /proc/net/ip_tables_matches
-r--r--r--  1 root root 0 Nov 29 22:27 /proc/net/ip_tables_names
-r--r--r--  1 root root 0 Nov 29 22:27 /proc/net/ip_tables_targets
-r--r--r--  1 root root 0 Nov 29 22:27 /proc/net/ipv6_route

Try "modeprobe ip_conntrack" as root.

Phil




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