IP Filter changes in FreeBSD

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Feb 7 11:16:22 PST 2005

On Mon, Feb 07, 2005 at 11:08:54AM -0500, Jim Arnold wrote:

> >If you don't have it in your kernel, the module will be loaded at boot
> >time if it's available.  If you don't have the module either, you
> >can't use ipfilter.
> I must have been using the module with 4.7 stable since I did not 
> have that in the kernel I was running with 4.7. After I upgraded to 
> 4.11 and IPF was not working I edited my kernel config file to 
> uncomment the lines for IPF and then compiled the new kernel. I still 
> don't have an answer why this happened.
> Was the module taken out of 4.11 or an earlier version on FreeBSD? 

No, it's still there as long as you build modules.  If you have
NO_MODULES in your make.conf, you won't, of course.

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