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Hi guys,

I would like to apologize for posting this again. I was having a problem getting emails from the NetBSD lists, so I thought I try to send the email again and maybe see what the error is... that didn't help. I re-registered and now it seems to work, so I would like to thank Christos for responding long time ago:

"I think we moved those to /lib to make sure that they are there when
/usr is on a separate filesystem since npfctl usually runs early.


I am still not clear how I can influence npfctl (I don't see any npfctl.conf file for it, or do I need to recompile it(1)) and tell it to use the file in /lib as opposed to the one in user, as yes I have put /usr on a separate partition which is probably why this is failing. Any ideas on that?? I can also re-install everything from scratch and put /usr on / the boot partition I guess, but would like to avoid that extra effort if possible.

Thanks in advance.

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Hi guys,

I am running 6.1.4 stable on an i386 I have loaded the modules required
via boot.cfg:

        # modstat | grep npf
        npf               driver     boot       2     34883    -
        npf_ext_log       misc       boot       0     1091     npf,
        npf_ext_normalise misc       boot       0     929      npf,

During boot I get this message:

        Enabling NPF.
        npfctl: dlopen: Cannot open "/usr/lib/npf/"

The so exists in link form and is readable:

# ll /usr/lib/npf/
total 18
lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel    14 Apr 13 08:43 ->
lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel    14 Apr 13 08:43 ->
-r--r--r--  1 root  wheel  4866 Apr 13 08:43
lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel    20 Apr 13 08:43 ->
lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel    20 Apr 13 08:43 ->
-r--r--r--  1 root  wheel  5480 Apr 13 08:43
lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel    19 Apr 13 08:43 ->
lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel    19 Apr 13 08:43 ->
-r--r--r--  1 root  wheel  5388 Apr 13 08:43

My npf.conf in regards to logging is a copy of the examples:

        procedure "log" {
                log: npflog0

My ifconfig:

        # ifconfig npflog0
        npflog0: flags=0

So I am at a loss as to why it is not getting loaded?? What am I missing?
Thanks in advance.

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