On 11 May 2014 12:01, David Chisnall <thera...@freebsd.org> wrote:
> On 17 Apr 2014, at 09:30, Adrian Chadd <adr...@freebsd.org> wrote:
>> Can't we add a devd hook to do that?
> I tried doing this, but it turns out that wlan devices don't appear to send 
> devd LINK_UP / LINK_DOWN events.  It would be nice to have a clean solution 
> to this.  By default, using the stock rc scripts, my router is currently not 
> able to forward packets from the WiFi until I've logged into it and manually 
> run 'service pf restart', which is a bit crazy.  I've hacked around it by 
> having a script run from rc.local that sleeps for 60 seconds and then 
> restarts a few things, but that's really, really ugly.
> On closer inspection, pf doesn't fail silently, it complains about a syntax 
> error in my config file because wlan0 is not a known interface.
> We therefore have an rc ordering problem if you want to use pf and WiFi at 
> the same time.  This problem was introduced some time between 9.2 and 10.0.

Is there a PR for this? It's the first I've heard of it.

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