On Thu, May 18, 2006 at 12:05:00PM -0400, Michael P. Soulier wrote: > Hello, > > The handbook mentions that ipf should work out of the box in FreeBSD > thanks to a kernel module, but it doesn't say which one. > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/firewalls-ipf.html > > "IPF is included in the basic FreeBSD install as a separate run time > loadable module. The system will dynamically load the IPF kernel > loadable module when the rc.conf statement ipfilter_enable="YES" is > used. The loadable module was created with logging enabled and the > default pass all options. You do not need to compile IPF into the > FreeBSD kernel just to change the default to block all, you can do > that by just coding a block all rule at the end of your rule set." > > I don't see anything under /boot/kernel that looks like a likely > candidate. There's an ipfw.ko, but no ipf or ipfilter. I'd prefer to > not reboot my system just to find out, so could someone point me to > the correct module? I'm running FreeBSD 5.4 with the GENERIC kernel.
Hi Mike, You want the ipl.ko module. No, I have no idea why it's called ipl not ipf either... Cheers, Scott -- =========================================================================== Scott Mitchell | PGP Key ID | "Eagles may soar, but weasels Cambridge, England | 0x54B171B9 | don't get sucked into jet engines" scott at fishballoon.org | 0xAA775B8B | -- Anon _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"