RELENG_5 ipfw problem

Sean McNeil sean at
Tue Aug 31 11:18:47 PDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-08-31 at 03:28, Oliver Brandmueller wrote:
> Hi.
> On Mon, Aug 30, 2004 at 07:29:15PM -0700, Sean McNeil wrote:
> > How are you compiling ipfw2?  I have it built into my kernel and have no
> > issues at all.  Are you using it as a loadable module or part of the
> > kernel?
> Meanwhile (as I wrote in the thread) I have IPFW compiled in by using 
> options IPFIREWALL and options IPFIREWALL_FORWARD - which is now 
> mandatory to have forwarding support.

Sorry, this must have been clipped out of the messages I saw.

> When you say "no issues at all", do you also use forwarding to change 
> the next hop of IP packets? This seems to be the only problem and is a 
> very special setup.

I am not changing the next hop myself.  I'm using NAT on the forwarding
side.  Guess this is changing the packets differently than your special


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