Subject: Re: ipf on pppoe0 problem at boot time
To: Bjoern Labitzke <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 04/23/2002 23:43:26
On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 05:12:07PM +0200, Bjoern Labitzke wrote:
> Hello...
> As long as I load the ipf rules on my own (ipf -Fa -v -f /etc/ipf.conf)
> everything works as expected and I can use pppoe0 like I want to. This
> interface is created and configured up at system startup. But after
> booting the system, absolutely everything gets blocked from ipfilter.
> Checking the rules with ipfstat -o -n shows, that all the rules
> (including the pass rules) are there. And as soon as I reload the
> rules manually (ipf -Fa -v -f /etc/ipf.conf) everything works and
> ipfstat -o -n shows exactly the same rules as before. What could be
> wrong? Could the problem be, that ipfilter gets started before pppoe0
> is configured? What would be the correct fix?

This is probably the problem. I added a ipf reload call in /etc/netstart.local
on my machine.

Manuel Bouyer <>