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Date:      Sun, 23 May 2021 12:42:33 -0400
From:      LuMiWa <>
To:        Valeri Galtsev <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <>
Subject:   Re: After upgrade to 13.0-RELEASE ipfw locks the boxes
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On Sun, 23 May 2021 11:36:47 -0500
Valeri Galtsev <> wrote:

> Dear All,
> as a lazy person, before I start rewriting all my ipfw scripts I
> decided to ask somebody=E2=80=99s else wisdom. It is possible that I miss=
> something I have to do related to ipfw in this particular upgrade:
> from 12.2-RELEASE to 13.0-RELEASE
> I have a bunch of boxes that I have rather similar (though not
> identical) ipfw scripts on, these were written a while back (around
> 8.x-RELEASE), and were just slightly modified on some occasions. None
> of previous upgrades 8 =E2=80=94> 9; 9 =E2=80=94> 10,.. 11 =E2=80=94> 12 =
led to any problems
> as far as ipfw is concerned. I was just rebooting the machine after
> kernel upgrade, and after userland upgrade and all pkg
> reinstallation, I was testing things as usually, no problem with ipfw.
> After this upgrade: to 13.0-RELEASE, ipfw effectively locks any
> remote access to the box (except for ping). My first guess was I just
> missed relevant part in release notes (which I must confess I rarely
> read carefully), but I don=E2=80=99t find anything special related to ipf=
> I hope, someone points me too obvious =E2=80=9Cpilot error=E2=80=9D I mad=
e. Before I
> start re-creating ipfw scripts, and testing every line in them as did
> when I was learning it when first started playing with ipfw.
> Thanks in advance for all your answers.
> Valeri
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Valeri Galtsev
> Sr System Administrator
> Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
> Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
> University of Chicago
> Phone: 773-702-4247
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My IPFW start  making problems too which I didn't have on
previous versions. I am not an expert and I just switch to PF 1 hour


=E2=80=9CThinking is difficult, that=E2=80=99s why most people judge.=E2=80=

Carl Jung

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