IPFW/Divert problem...

Eric F Crist ecrist at secure-computing.net
Tue Nov 6 07:43:27 PST 2007

On Nov 6, 2007, at 9:28 AM, Andrey V. Elsukov wrote:

> Eric F Crist wrote:
>>> In the your /etc/ipfw.sh script you should use "-f" flag when you  
>>> run
>>> ipfw flush command.
>> I am, but that has nothing to do with my problem.  My problem is  
>> that,
>> during system boot, I'm asked the following question:
>> Loading divert daemons Are you sure? [yn]:
>> The system sits there indefinitely until the question is answered.  I
>> need this to go away.
> Are you sure? Please, show your script. I think these is two different
> messages:
> 1) Loading divert daemons - probably from some of your third party  
> software
> start script.
> 2) Are you sure? [yn] - message from ipfw, when you run `ipfw flush`  
> in the
> /etc/ipfw.sh script.

So, I looked, and you were right, it was two different messages. I had  
"ipfw flush -f" rather than "ipfw -f flush".

Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Eric F Crist
Secure Computing Networks

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