Problem with Firewall...

Josh Paetzel josh at
Sun Nov 27 00:41:50 GMT 2005

On Saturday 26 November 2005 12:02 pm, siva m wrote:
> Hi,
>      I recently installed FreeBSD 6-Release on my AMD AthlonXP box.
> I recompiled the kernel with 'cvstag=6_RELENG' with firewall
> enabled and everything went smoothly. I buildworld, compiled kernel
> and installed it. And after installing the world in single user
> mode, I tried to boot into newly installed kernel, everything seems
> to be fine except that there is no internet connection. I enabled
> the FIREWALL="yes" in my rc.conf and the firewall type I specied as
> 'client'. Also I specified the IP address and network in the
> 'rc.firewall' file.
>     I have a VoIP adapter at home connected through my cable modem,
> and my ethernet connection is coming out of it. I specied a static
> internal IP with a gateway.  Even when I booted my newly compiled
> kernel, the VoIP phone seems to be not working. I also have debian
> linux on my second harddisk and the internet is working fine on
> debian.
>    Can anyone please tell me what's going wrong? and if I am
> missing something.
> thanks in advance,
> Siva

Could you attach your kernel config file and /etc/rc.conf.  I suspect 
that you didn't put gateway_enable="YES" into rc.conf but there are 
other things that could be an issue besides that.


Josh Paetzel

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