[plug] 2.1.x, masq and eql - bug or feature

Leon Brooks leon at smileys.net
Fri Oct 2 07:50:14 WST 1998

Lindsay Allen wrote:
> For the last year or so I have used eql and masquerade in a fairly big way
> and quite successfully with 2.0.x kernels.  Now I am using 2.1.x kernels
> and find that the behaviour has changed.  Masqueraded packets are not
> returned if they come in on a different interface from the one they went
> out on.  So is this a bug or a feature?  This make the use of eql
> problematic at best.
> Can anyone suggest a suitable person or forum where I can raise this
> matter and try to get it changed before 2.1.x becomes 2.2.x ?

> Lindsay Allen   <allen at cleo.murdoch.edu.au>  Perth, Western Australia
> voice +61 8 9316 2486    32.0125S 115.8445E    vk6lj      Debian Linux
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Well... we could ask HPA...? (-:

The source (/usr/src/linux/drivers/net/eql.c) mentions Simon Janes
<mailto:simon at ncm.com>, try him and see what happens.

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