DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2004-10
Re: packets don't forward(?) with ipfw2
Matthew Dillon wrote:
:I just realised that to use IPFW2 on FBSD 4.x, and thus DF, you have to
:compile a kernel with IPFW2 and then recompile ipfw and libalias with
:-DIPFW2. So I did this, rebooted, and found that it was no longer
:'forwarding' packets. As in, none of my networked machines could use the
:internet; it was like they was being blocked. I went and used the most
:basic `firewall_type="OPEN"`, which allows anything. They still weren't
:able to use the internet. I recompiled ipfw+libalias without IPFW2 and
:booted my old kernel.. and it's working again now, with the same
:firewall_type="OPEN". Any ideas as to what's up here?
I don't think much, if any testing of ipfw2 has been done on DragonFly.
I would definitely stick with the normal ipfw for now, or use pf.
Joerg and I have just been tracking down what was causing a kernel with
pf in to fail compiling. I'm having a go at pf now that it's working on
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