documentation about enabling IPFW
steve at ibctech.ca
Tue Feb 9 16:37:02 UTC 2010
Robert Huff wrote:
> Can someone affirmatively verify that this part (30.6.1) of the
> Handbook is correct? Particularly the last sentence.
> IPFW is included in the basic FreeBSD install as a
> separate run time loadable module. The system will
> dynamically load the kernel module when the rc.conf
> statement firewall_enable="YES" is used. There is no need
> to compile IPFW into the FreeBSD kernel unless NAT
> functionality is desired.
Yes, it is correct.
You can also load during runtime:
# kldload ipfw.ko
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