[Freedombox-discuss] WARNING! upgrading firewalld manually renders box unusable and unreachable.
daddy at autistici.org
Sat Oct 13 15:26:58 BST 2018
This seems to be the same issue I've been bitten by (see my mail thread
- ) and yes, solution seems to be this simple.
 - Subject: "Please help: Freedombox as a router, "not working"
anymore (details inside)"
On 13.10.2018 01:03, A. F. Cano wrote:
> In the last few days I've noticed:
> WARNING Package firewalld has conffile prompt and needs to be upgraded
> In the past doing so with aptitude and selecting keep old configuration
> file has worked just fine. Not this time.
> After doing what I had done successfully in the past, nothing worked and
> I couldn't even get in through ssh. I had to take out the SSD card and
> plug it into another computer. Looking at /etc/firewalld/firewalld.conf
> I noticed 2 differences:
> DefaultZone=external is what has worked in the past, public is the
> default in the (new) package maintainer's file.
> FirewallBackend=nftables is a new option not in the previous config,
> and needs to be changed to iptables.
> So, manually changing these two options:
> like this in the new package maintainer's config file made everything
> work again.
> Luckily automatic upgrades properly refused to do this upgrade.
> Thank you very much to the developers. FreedomBox is getting better and
> better. Now I don't feel safe without it.
> PS: Any news on Shaarli? I keep ckecking and it's still not back in
> Debian. Does anyone know what the holdup is? Are there other similar
> packages in Debian? I really miss it.
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