pf not loading the rules at boot

Dmitry Morozovsky marck at
Mon May 8 10:32:13 UTC 2006

On Mon, 8 May 2006, Iantcho Vassilev wrote:

IV> > By the way, if you have a kernel *without* IPV6 support, the firewall
IV> > module
IV> > will *not* load. You will have to recompile the firewall module without
IV> > IPV6 support first. This is the most common cause of the problem you are
IV> > seeing.
IV> Thank you,Michel..,but it will not load on boot or?

Neither, as it tries to refer to inet6 symbols; you have to build ipfw module 
with NO_INET6=yes too

IV> If this is true maybe this is the problem - i have disabled IPV6 in the
IV> kernel...

Check `dmesg -a' output

BTW, ipfw says 

ipfw2 (+ipv6)

even when it is build without inet6, which is a bit misleading.

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