Zebra configuration problem

shogunx shogunx
Wed Apr 21 02:37:11 PDT 2004

Make sure that your /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward has a value of 1.
echo "1" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward

also, you can route packets between the two networks by manually adding a
route on the clients on either side.
ethernet network:
route add -net netmask gateway
wireless network:
route add -net netmask gateway

with this you should be able to ping wireless hosts from wired hosts, and


On Wed, 21 Apr 2004, Yann Garcia wrote:

> Hi,
> My objectives are to install and make running a Nocat gateway/AuthServ
> on the same Linux box.
> To make it, I have installed the official RedHat kernel with HostAp
> (2.4.20-13.9.HOSTAP). I use the installation procedure described by the
> ?Linux Wireless Access Point HOWTO"
> (http://oob.freeshell.org/nzwireless/LWAP-HOWTO.html). The DHCP and the
> firewall seam to work fine. The problem comes from TCP/IP routing. I use
> Zebra to make the TCP/IP routing packets. My problem is that the zebra
> daemon seams to have problems because the logs file contains a lot of
> error message ?ZEBRA: netlink-listen filter function error?. I?m looking
> for information about the possible cause of these errors, but I didn?t
> find informations that help me. I can?t ping LAN network from WLAN
> station and I can?t ping WLAN station from Network computer. I use
> tethereal to ?see? what happen: I see on the wlan0 interface the ping
> packets coming from WLAN station but these packets aren?t routed to eth0
> interface (I see nothing on this interface!). I have two network
> interfaces:
> 	? eth0 is the LAN interface
> 		o InetAddr:
> 		o Network:
> 		o Broadcast:
> 	? wlan0 is the WLAN interface
> 		o InetAddr:
> 		o Network:
> 		o Broadcast:
> Please, I need some help because I don?t understand what happen. I check
> my configuration files (zebra.conf & ospf.conf) and I don?t found
> errors!
> Thanks a lot for your help!
> Best regards,
> ?
> Yann Garcia
> Software Engineer
> ?
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