Subject: Re: IP forwarding
To: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@UX2.SP.CS.CMU.EDU>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: port-vax
Date: 04/26/1996 18:24:26
On April 26, you wrote:
> >   As far as I know, /etc/sysconfig in FreeBSD is simply a script that
> > is sourced by /etc/netstart that sets a bunch of shell variables.  It
> > doesn't actually determine what the kernel is or is not capable of
> > doing.
> > 
> >   I believe you'll need to rebuild your kernel.
> You do _NOT_ have to rebuild your kernel to enable packet forwarding
> with 4.4BSD-Lite and later -based kernels.
> man sysctl(3) and sysctl(8), and note the parts about
> net.inet.ip.forwarding.

  Cool!  I stand corrected.