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Date:      Fri, 12 Nov 2004 08:11:36 -0800
From:      "David Roberts" <>
To:        <>, <>
Subject:   RE: upgrading from 5.2.1 to 5.3 broke my ipfw
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David Roberts <> 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
>> 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

I believe so. I did a "makebuildworld, makekernel, installkernel,
mergemaster, installworld, reboot" following a full cvsup. My kernel is
custom but nothing new from prior releases. 

I will try installworld once again to see if that changes anything. 


>Thomas Wolf
>Wiener Software Fabrik
>Dubas u. Wolf GMBH
>1050 Wien, Mittersteig 4

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