ipset support missing?

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Sat Sep 19 14:14:46 UTC 2009

Hadmut Danisch wrote:
> Hi,
> I just ran into the problem that ipset cannot be used with an ubuntu
> kernel, the module ip_set is missing.
> And then I found that this is a known and 2-year-old bug:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ipset/+bug/79182
> Are there particular reasons for not taking ip_set into the kernel but
> still have the ipset package in the repository?
> regards
> Hadmut

You can build IP sets support for yourself if you wish. See

When (or if) the IP sets filter is accepted for inclusion in the main 
kernel, then it will become part of the Ubuntu kernel package.

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com

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