Things to remove from /rescue
jhb at FreeBSD.org
Thu Jul 17 06:39:48 PDT 2003
On Thursday 17 July 2003 04:54 am, John-Mark Gurney wrote:
> Luigi Rizzo wrote this message on Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 01:50 -0700:
> > On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 01:43:33AM -0700, John-Mark Gurney wrote:
> > > David O'Brien wrote this message on Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 01:08 -0700:
> > > > - ipfw & natd & ipf & ipfs & ipfstat & ipmon & ipnan, why would one
> > > > needs these? /rescue is to fix a borked /, not replace PicoBSD.
> > >
> > > ipfw I can see as useful. If you have a kernel that defaults to
> > > closed, and you need to access the network, then this is a problem. If
> > > we had
> > actually, this is trivial to fix:
> > sysctl net.inet.ip.fw.enable=0
> I didn't know about this. :)
> My objection to removing it has been removed. :) I now support removing
> ipfw and friends (from /rescue).
I believe that sysctl only affects ipfw, so people using ipfilter might still
need ipf if ipfilter defaults to block as well.
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