fw.sh question

Steve Bertrand iaccounts at ibctech.ca
Wed Sep 1 13:04:08 PDT 2004

> I installed freebsd 4.5 and am trying to use a firewall rules set to
> load
> upon bootup. I put a file called fw.sh in /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ but it
> doesn't load up when I restart. I got the impression that all .sh
> files in
> this folder are supposed to load up.

You should instead put your script into /etc or somewhere (perhaps
/root), and load it from rc.conf instead...like this:


This will ensure it gets loaded, and will get loaded sooner in the
boot cycle, before the services get loaded up.

my $.02


> Any ideas?
> I am logged in as root.
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