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Re: [Shorewall-users] Shorewall

From: Tom Eastep <teastep_at_nospam>
Date: Sun Apr 15 2012 - 22:53:37 GMT

On 4/15/12 1:59 PM, Ed W wrote:
> On 14/04/2012 21:30, Tom Eastep wrote:
>> Early adopters of have found a couple of serious problems, so
>> I've uploaded which corrects them.
> I'm seeing a regression in stale lock handling. If there is a stale
> lock at boot is seems to deadlock forever (which is inconvenient...).
> If I start it via the command line it seems to time out after some large
> number of seconds and continue. Old behaviour ( was to somehow
> immediately burst the lock if it was stale.

Lock handling hasn't changed in years; so what you are seeing must be a
side effect of something else.

What are your settings for:


What are the contents of your shorewallrc file (normally

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