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Re: pf in GENERIC
On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 9:41 AM, Dave B <spam%y2008.pianocast.net@localhost>
> I don't know the answer to why it's not enabled by default;
> although I seem to recall reading on the lists that there were
> problems, historically at least, with pf's interaction with other
> subsystems--when statically compiled into the kernel. As an
> lkm(4), however, pf works well.
> To enable the pf LKM at bootup--without having to recompile the
> kernel--add it to /etc/lkm.conf, e.g.:
> /usr/lkm/pf.o - - - - -
> and ensure LKMs are enabled in /etc/rc.conf:
> Or, with a GENERIC kernel, I think you can just issue the command
> modload /usr/lkm/pf.o
> and make it instantly available, even on an up-and-running system.
I've been running this setup for the past two years.
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