firewall rules do not get read

Alex de Kruijff freebsd at
Thu Nov 20 06:08:48 PST 2003

On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 09:38:34PM -0800, Chip wrote:
> I noticed my firewall rules are not being read. I have rc.conf set to 
> read the file rc.firewall. In rc.firewall the first line is add divert 
> natd etc etc. that is followed by pass all from any to any etc etc. Then 
> nothing after that is read, it is all ignored.
> If I comment out the line pass all from any to any then nothing works to 
> access the internet.
> I don't know what to do to make it read past those first two lines.
> Any suggestions?

Can you give me the output of 'ipfw s'. If that one doesn't work then
try 'ipfw l'?


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