RELENG_5 kernel b0rken with IPFIREWALL and without PFIL_HOOKS

Barney Wolff barney at
Thu Aug 19 09:13:31 PDT 2004

On Thu, Aug 19, 2004 at 08:59:19AM -0700, David Wolfskill wrote:
> g1-15(5.2-C)[1] uname -a
> FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT #273: Wed Aug 18 15:55:18 PDT 2004     root at  i386
> g1-15(5.2-C)[2] sudo ipfw list
> Password:
> 00100 allow ip from any to any via lo0
> 00200 deny ip from any to
> 00300 deny ip from to any
> ....
> 03200 deny log ip from any to any
> 65535 deny ip from any to any
> g1-15(5.2-C)[3] kldstat
> Id Refs Address    Size     Name
>  1    7 0xc0400000 4b9ac4   kernel
>  2   14 0xc08ba000 536b0    acpi.ko
>  3    1 0xc1829000 17000    linux.ko
> g1-15(5.2-C)[4] 
> Or am I missing your point?
> >Is it relevant that my /usr is on vinum, and the rules are in /usr/local/etc?
> Hmm... dunno.  I'm not using vinum, and my rules are created via a shell
> script from a template on /etc (via dhcp-exit-hooks).

Sure, invoking ipfw directly works fine when ipfw's compiled into the kernel,
as does dotting /etc/rc.firewall.  But /etc/rc.d/ipfw is what's run at
boot time, and that would seem, at least as I read it, to require that
ipfw be a module, not compiled in.

Barney Wolff
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