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Drew Tomlinson drew at
Wed Apr 4 23:03:24 UTC 2007

On 4/4/2007 3:51 PM Ivan Zenzerović wrote:
> Hi,
> I just put instead of sk0 nve0 (wich is my ethernet card). But, on boot i
> see that it searches for ALTQ and I saw that it can be turned on only by
> configuring the kernel. Is there maybe any other way?
> Ivan

FYI - Top posting is frowned upon here.

To answer your question, no.  AFAIK, the only way to enable ALTQ is to 
compile it into your kernel.  The FreeBSD Handbook will have instructions.



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> On 4/2/07, Roland Smith <rsmith at> wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 02, 2007 at 03:11:01PM +0200, Ivan Zenzerović wrote:
>> > I have a problem with my firewall. When booting freebsd i get the
>> message
>> > that pf is enabling, but there are syntax errors in the /etc/pf.conf
>> file
>> > and that no IP adresses were found for sk0 network. What should i 
>> change
>> > here?
>> > I took the conf file from
>> >
>> Take a look at the macros that define the external and internal
>> networks. They are called "ext_if" and "int_if". If you don't have an
>> internal network, remove all lines that have "localnet" or "int_if" in
>> them.
>> Make sure that the "ext_if" macro matches your network interface. Look
>> at the output of the "ifconfig" command, and disregard lo0, pflog0 and
>> plip0. You're looking for the network device that has a "status: active"
>> line in the ifconfig output.
>> Do not change the order of the lines in the file! pf expects them to be
>> in a certain order. See 'man pf.conf'.
>> If that still doesn't work, let me know and I'll send you a cleaned-up
>> copy off the list.
>> Roland 

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