Looking for docs on installing pf with FreeBSD 5.2.1
stheg_olloydson at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 17 16:49:37 PST 2005
it was said:
>I'm running FreeBSD 5.2.1, and can't seem to find any comprihensive
>on getting pf running on it. I've followed what's in the handbook,
>the kernel config file doesn't recognize the device statements for pf.
>I really would like to avoid upgrading the system to 5.3+, if
In today's FBSD Stat Report, Max Laier said, in part:
>FreeBSD 5.3 is the first release to include PF. It went out okay, but
> some bugs were discovered too late to make it on the CD. It is
> recommend to update `src/sys/contrib/pf' to RELENG_5. The specific
> issues addressed are:
> * Possible NULL-deref with user/group rules.
> * Crash with binat on dynamic interfaces.
> * Silent dropping of IPv6 packets with option headers.
> * Endless loops with `static-port' rules.
Because everything seems to be fine with my ruleset on 5.3p2, I won't
be moving to -STABLE, but I won't reformat my (currently mothballed)
former OBSD firewall box for a while longer.
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