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Description of problem:
ipchains use generates "incompatible with this kernel", but /sbin/ifup uses the
ipchains command to query firewall status. I suspect that this is a phase error
in releasing. kernel 2.4.18-4;initscripts-6.67-1
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.examine the /sbin/ifup script.
kernel-2.4.18-10 package also has this problem.
You may need to load the ipchains module first. Have you already loaded iptables?
My bad. Hadn't loaded the ipchains.o module. Thanks for the tip