Getting ipfw2 on FreeBSD-4.11-STABLE...

Forrest Aldrich forrie at
Fri Aug 19 04:24:02 GMT 2005

Thanks this worked well.

One further question, the manpage doesn't really elaborate much on the 
use of tables.  Particularly, how to utilize them in deny rules.   
Anyone have better examples, or did I miss something.


Mike Tancsa wrote:

>On Thu, 18 Aug 2005 19:12:19 -0400, in sentex.lists.freebsd.questions
>you wrote:
>>I have FreeBSD-4.11-STABLE on one of my systems.  I did a 
>>buildworld/installworld today - but I still have ipfw and not ipfw2 - 
>>even though the manpage says otherwise.  
>in /etc/make.conf
>options         IPFW2           #firewall
>in the kernel
>I *think* 
>make clean;make depend;make;make install
>should work, and then a 
>make buildkernel
>should do the trick
>	---Mike
>Mike Tancsa, Sentex communications
>Providing Internet Access since 1994
>mike at, (

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