[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Some Questions on the N800 OS Imageg

From: Andrew J. Barr andrew.james.barr at gmail.com
Date: Mon Feb 12 05:43:18 EET 2007
On Sun, 2007-02-11 at 20:31 -0500, Acadia Secure Networks wrote:
> All,
> does the OS for the N800 have a configurable firewall included in the
> OS image (e.g. iptables?). 

iptables is _the_ firewall for modern Linux (e.g. 2.4 and later). There
isn't anything else that I am aware of.

> If so, are there any instructions on how to get it running? I am
> familiar with IPtables on Redhat LInux. 

If iptables isn't included in the Nokia kernel you can build your own
with IPtables. Custom kernels are documented on the Maemo wiki.

> Also, has anyone written a dynamic dns client to run on the N800 along
> the lines of the following Microsoft Windows client:
>          http://www.dyndns.com/support/clients/
> or the following Linux client:
>         http://www.dyndns.com/support/clients/unix.html
> ?
> The above Linux client is written in Perl and I wonder if it is
> worthwhile to translate the app to Python assuming that is possible?

If I were you I'd find a DynDNS client written in C. It would be more
easily portable. Any client written for Linux/POSIX in C should have no
trouble running on the N800. IIRC I use ez-ipupdate for my personal

> Best Regards,
> John Holmblad
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