MPD5 PPTP and L2TP server problem with FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE-p1

Raimundo Santos raitech at
Sun Nov 17 02:22:56 UTC 2013

On 16 November 2013 20:52, Dr. Rolf Jansen <rj at> wrote:
> Am 16.11.2013 um 20:13 schrieb Florian Smeets <flo at>:
> > On 16/11/13 22:48, Dr. Rolf Jansen wrote:
> >
> >
> > Do you set net.inet.ip.forwarding in /etc/sysctl.conf? Try setting
> > gateway_enable="YES" in /etc/rc.conf. This is caused by some changes in
> > the rc system and the scripts it calls on interface creation. This bit
> > me too.
> >
> > It looks like directly setting net.inet.ip.forwarding in sysctl.conf has
> > never been officially supported. Though the last time I used
> > gateway_enable was probably in the 4.X days, and setting it in
> > sysctl.conf has always worked for me, until now :)

same problem to me:

Eugene's follow up was very instructive. By now, my production router have
gateway_enable="YES" even with sysctl.conf configured to forward packets.

Where can we send a PR? As sugested by Eugene, it is not fault of MPD,

Raimundo Santos

More information about the freebsd-net mailing list