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Re: rump oddity

    Date:        Wed, 17 May 2017 15:56:58 +0100
    From:        Patrick Welche <>
    Message-ID:  <20170517145658.GD2136@quartz>

  | Re the ip.forwarding - I was hit by the POLS: it seems to default to 1,
  | at least the experiment attached prints 1, which was unexpected...

If the kernel is configured with "options GATEWAY" it defaults that way.
How rump kernels are configured I have no idea (haven't looked.)

But explicitly setting it would be good defensive practice, if you need
packet forwarding, just in case the default setup changes sometime.


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