Subject: Re: pf + current-GENERIC
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Peter Postma <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/14/2006 09:38:34
Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Feb 2006, matthew sporleder wrote:
>>> What does your /etc/lkm.conf contain?
>> /usr/lkm/pf.o   -               -               -               -     
>>          AFTERMOUNT
> That appears to be part of the problem.
> AFTERMOUNT is done by lkm3 rc.d script and is after pf.

Indeed, this is a problem.

Matthew, can you try replacing AFTERMOUNT with BEFORENET ?
That should solve your problem. This will not work when /usr is mounted
via the network, but I can't think of a better solution now.

> The kernel modules are on /usr which is not loaded until the networking is 
> all started up. But pf is ordered before the networking.
> current-users: Why are the kernel modules located in /usr? It seems like 
> /lkm would be better. (Disk space issue?)

Good question. AFAIK FreeBSD has the modules also in the root file
system (i believe is was /modules). Maybe we should do this too.

Peter Postma