Re: kerneld and IP masquerading

Alan Cox (
Sun, 7 Apr 1996 12:25:07 +0100 (BST)

> I have an idea of how to implement IP masquerading application modules as
> loadable by kerneld. If we have the kernel to send a message to load a
> module "ip-masq-%d", %d being the port number for the masqerade application
> wanted. Then, some code needs to be added to the 'modprobe' command so that
> it accepts the following syntax in /etc/conf.modules:-
> alias ip-masq-21 ip_masq_ftp
> alias ip-masq-* off
> , or modify kerneld/modprobe so that it reads a config file to find the
> IP masquerade aliases thatm do exist, and effectively implements the
> above syntax, even if you only specify

You'd want ip-masq-tcp-21 - there are UDP protocols to handle this way.