firestarter start failure?(Solved, sort of)

Robert Holtzman holtzm at
Sun Jun 22 07:33:15 UTC 2008

On Sat, 21 Jun 2008, Paul Johnson wrote:

> Firestarter is not a daemon, it should not show in ps output unless
> gui is open.  It writes to iptables firewall rules, and then is done,
> unless gui is open.

That's what I concluded.

> Have you checked the point I raised on this thread about specifying
> which ethernet device is being monitored?

Yes. It's eth0 as it should be. The problem disappeared when I uninstalled 
then reinstalled the app. It's now is back to starting at boot. This, of 
course, does'nt tell me what the cause was but it's as good as it's going 
to get.

I hate it when I fix a problem and don't know why it worked.

Bob Holtzman
"If you think you're getting free lunch,
  check the price of the beer"

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