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 From:  Manuel Kasper <mk at neon1 dot net>
 To:  keithy <phat at bigblue dot net dot au>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Has my monowall been breached?
 Date:  Sun, 24 Oct 2004 16:34:06 +0200
On 25.10.2004 00:08 +1000, keithy wrote:

> After changing logging rules and  enabling  traffic shaper i came 
> across  this message on the monitor which is plugged  into my  pc 
> running monowall.
> 
> Enter A Number: ipfw2  INITIAZED, DIVERT  DISABLED , RULE BASED 
> FOWARDING ENABLED, DEFAULT TO ACCEPT,  LOGGING DISABLED
> DUMMYNET INITIALIZED (011031)
> FIREWALL UNLOADED
> 
> I crap myself at my ignorance , what does this message mean?

Nothing to worry about. ipfw is only used for traffic shaping in
m0n0wall - you probably enabled and later disabled the traffic shaper
(the module is only loaded on demand). The real packet filtering is
done with ipfilter, which is compiled into the kernel and cannot be
unloaded.

- Manuel