NAT + 5.0-RELEASE #0

Chris P freebsd at
Tue May 13 23:00:33 PDT 2003

On Tue, 13 May 2003, Eduardo Viruena Silva wrote:

> On Tue, 13 May 2003, Chris P wrote:
> > OK, no responces.. so I went and tried it.  Indeed you do need to tweak
> > the kernel.  However Its best to start with a fresh GENERIC kernel, and
> > make your mods only a few at a time.  Many mod's I had in my old did not
> > work in the new. Plus the instructions for 4.8 are not exacting for 5.0,
> > so you may have to play with things to get it all to work.  Overall it was
> > not too tough.
> Sorry, Cris, when you asked if I really have installed that with FreeBSD
> 5.0 I realize that I have not.
> So, I updated an old computer that we use as router in a private
> network and everything worked ok with FreeBSD 5.0-RELEAE p7
> And Yes, you have to modify your kernel...
> I think that you are right, making modifications in your kernel
> description, one at the time, will make you step on solid ground if
> something goes wrong.  If you proceed with GENERIC kernel, just remember
> that you only need two more lines in your kernel description:
> 	options IPDIVERT
> 	options IPFIREWALL
> so, if you add them it will work.
> Your network configuration will not work if you don't specify in rc.conf
> firewall_enable=YES and firewall_type="filename", filename is a file with
> your firewall configuration or you can set it to OPEN to make your tests.
> Good luck.

Yeap.. Just like I said, anyone doing this really should modify the new
generic one step at at a time.  There is a few things that are diff now.


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