ipfw dummynet problem
jon at trojan-heroes.co.uk
Tue May 27 15:17:18 BST 2003
Company 2210 wrote:
> Hi people,
> I'm new to freebsd so I'm still learning, but I've encounted a
> problem I cannot find an (english) explantion/solution for. Basically,
> I've installed Freebsd 5.0 on a machine with two Network Interface
> Cards in. Now, when I boot up, I receive a 'dc0: watchdog timeout' - I
> have to force the interface to down until a cable connected to the
> switch is in place - then I bring the interface up and all is well. It
> seems to be a problem in setting one of the NICS (dc0) to idle state?
> (dc0 = Netgear 310TX, aue0 = Dlink USB -> Ethernet - no probs with
> this one :). Now I suspect this goes hand in hand with my next
> problem, dummynet. I've recompiled the kernel, enabling IPFIREWALL,
> IPFIREWALL_VERBOSE & IPFIREWALL_VERBOSE_LIMIT = 10, and rc.conf is set
> to 'gateway_enable="yes", firewall_enable="yes" and
> firewall_type="open". Now I can add a dummynet pipe fine with
> syntax: ipfw add 00050 pipe 1 from any to 10.0.0.0/24 but, when I try
> to configure it I get error:
> ipfw: setsockopt(IP_DUMMYNET_CONFIGURE): Protocol not available
> What does this mean? and how do I solve it?
I might well be banging on about the wrong thing here, but have you
enabled DUMMYNET in the kernel?
You didn't mention it anywhere, and this is just a knee jerk reaction!
Someone else may say something completely different.
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