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Date:      Fri, 12 Nov 2004 08:43:54 -0000
From:      Thomas Wolf <tw@wsf.at>
To:        David Roberts <dtrobert@pacbell.net>, freebsd-ipfw@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: upgrading from 5.2.1 to 5.3 broke my ipfw
Message-ID:  <20041112094354.fqa1koqnuxkc88@.mailhost.wsf.at>

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David Roberts <dtrobert@pacbell.net> schrieb:

> Hi,
>  I have been using ipfw for some time now and recently upgraded from 5.2.1
> to 5.3. My firewall immediately started blocking me even from pinging
> localhost.  
> 
> I also noted an error around an ipfw log entry I had and commented it out. 
> I checked online and saw an IPFIREWALL_DEFAULT_TO_ACCEPT and figured I'd
> give it a try since I was always frustrated that flushing my rules would
> bump me off. I rebuilt the kernel and now I have the opposite problem,
> eveything is allowed no matter what my rules say. 

Are you 100% sure that your kernel and userland are in sync?
I am pretty sure that ignoring every rule and just applying 
the default rule points to the userland part of ipfw not 
corresponding to the kernel part.

Thomas

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Thomas Wolf
Wiener Software Fabrik
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1050 Wien, Mittersteig 4



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