Subject: Re: ipfilter
To: None <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 11/27/2002 23:51:19
On Wed, Nov 27, 2002 at 01:06:55PM +0100, wrote:

> is anybody using ipfilter on this architecture? It works fine on i386 
> but running "/etc/rc.d/ipfilter start" on my SparcLX appears to do 
> nothing - I already set the kern.securelevel to 0 (using 1.5.2) but did 
> not recompile the kernel. On 1.6 the securelevel does not seem to be 
> changeable without a kernel recompile. (I'm still a bit scared of 
> cross-compiling, and compiling the kernel on this machine is not an 
> option)

Do you have ipfilter=YES in /etc/rc.conf? See rc.conf(5). Also, try
running `sh -x /etc/rc.d/ipfilter start' to see what is happening.

I use ipfilter on NetBSD 1.6/sparc without any problems and
almost always cross compile sparc kernels from i386.