On Thu, 6 Mar 2003, Josh Brooks wrote:

> Hello,
> I want to:
> kldload ipfw.ko
> but I am not near the physical machine, and cannot type in an allow rule
> after loading the module - by default all traffic will be denied.
> How can I load the ipfw.ko module but not knock myself off the network ?
> My only thought was to put an `ipfw add` rule into a cron job to run one
> minute after I load the module, but that seems silly :)

Try this:
# cd /sys/modules/ipfw
edit Makefile and uncomment the line:
Then 'make; make install'

you may have to do a 'make clean' before is you already compiled the module.
After that, you'll have a ipfw.ko with a default accept policy.

Hope this helps


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