infofarmer at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 18:09:38 GMT 2005
On 8/23/05, thursday <thursday at sdf.lonestar.org> wrote:
> I have a machine running FreeBSD5.3-RELEASE. I built it in December or so.
> Girlfriend accidentally hit the power button on it a couple of months ago, and it rebooted, and everything came back fine. Last night, stupid me stepped on the power strip, and when it rebooted, it would no longer do nat, or even pass traffic on the internal interface at all.
> When I flush the firewall rules (/sbin/ipfw -f flush && && /sbin/ipfw add divert natd all from any to any via fxp0 && /sbin/ipfw add pass all from any to any) and allow everything, natd works perfectly happily.
> The firewall configuration has not changed since maybe January; I've made no changes to it since the last unplanned reboot, when it all came up fine.
> I'm kind of stumped, and slightly terrified, at what may be the cause.
> Below are bits from my rc.firewall, rc.conf, and natd.conf. I use the "simple" firewall included by default. I've removed my ip address to assuage my paranoia. Anyway, the contents of these files has not changed in months.
> Any thoughts would be deeply appreciated.
Just a dumb guess, but could it be that your IP address changed?
What do you think could have changed? What did fsck tell you?
Maybe there were some update routines in action?
P.S. Sorry for the gmail text formatting
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