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Date:      Sun, 20 Sep 2009 05:47:09 +0100
From:      RW <rwmaillists@googlemail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: How to get pf to wait for ng0
Message-ID:  <20090920054709.0d8d9330@gumby.homeunix.com>
In-Reply-To: <11167f520909192030g7417c27as8555f7c8fcb8ac4a@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <11167f520909192030g7417c27as8555f7c8fcb8ac4a@mail.gmail.com>

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On Sat, 19 Sep 2009 22:30:14 -0500
"Sam Fourman Jr." <sfourman@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello list,
> 
> I am trying to use FreeBSD 8 RC1 to setup L2 tunnels via mpd5.
> My problem is the pf.conf file is never parsed because ng0 does not
> exist yet on startup
> 
> ng0 is this case is DSL PPPoE to our local telco for internet access.
> after the DSL dials up (via mpd5) if I do pfctl -d && pfctl -e -f
> /etc/pf.conf everything works as expected.
> 
> What is the best way to get pf to wait and parse the ruleset until
> after ng0 exists?

Take a look at what /etc/rc.d/ppp does

Probably you need a script that runs after ng0 comes up and does
something similar. 



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