pf rules not being loaded during boot on 7.1-PRERELEASE

Bruce Cran bruce at
Fri Oct 3 23:23:01 UTC 2008

On Sat, 04 Oct 2008 00:40:45 +0200
Volker <volker at> wrote:
> You seem to have a rule like:
> pass ... on tun0 from any to tun0 ...
> If you change that into:
> pass ... on tun0 from any to (tun0) ...
> pf will happily parse your rules and activate your firewall even while
> tun0 does not already have an IP address. You may also try to use
> rules naming an interface family instead of a single interface.

You're right - I mostly used lines with (tun0) but line 45 didn't have
the brackets.  I've just added them, rebooted and pf loaded the rules
during boot.

Bruce Cran

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