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RE: [Fwd: Re: [conspire] MAC address filtering with 2.4.14 ????] -- Dev Board LX
run both 2.4.23 and 2.4.24 on a devboard 82 (which means that
also work as expected). In the 2.4.25-pre series there is a
patch which puts
up to date with 2.4.23. One
potential problem with 2.4.23 and 2.4.24 is that
Out Of Memory handling has been rewritten.
In 2.4.25-pre there is a configuration
option that enables the old style OOM
Starting next week I will have more time to do some kernel work again
related of course). If there is a growing community of people who
contribute to CRIS kernel development I will certainly set up a BK
already is one but it is not used).
/Mikael (CRIS architecture maintainer)
used 2.4.23 or 2.4.24 versions in place of 2.4.14 with Dev board
-------- Original Message --------
Quoting Gopal Chandavarapu (Gopal.Chandavarapu@xxxxxxx.com):
> A specific hardware and its cross compiler need 2.4.14 version of the
> linux kernel. I have to do MAC filtering on the local intranet for these
> devices, so with some help I came to know that
> does MAC filtering. ----------- Good till now.
> Problem : The problem is ebtables works only with linux kernel 2.4.22/23
> and version 2.6.x not with the kernel version 2.4.14 that I want.
> So --
> Question 1: Is there any other module like ebtables which does MAC
> filtering and works with 2.4.14 kernel.
My apologies for not having more time to spend dealing with this matter,
but it occurs to me that a 2.4.14 kernel almost certainly suffers from
at least two severe security defects, i.e., those announced over the
last few months that lead to the release of 2.4.23 and 2.4.24. Unless
you have specific knowledge of security fixes having been backported to
your 2.4.14 kernel, I would strongly advise upgrading.
It may be that, then, you would also be able to use ebtables. ;->
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