Chris Buechler wrote:
>>I happened to connect a monitor to my m0n0wall console today, saw "IP
>>Firewall Unloaded" on the screen under the menu.
>>What exactly does that mean?
>ipfw, built as a kernel module, is unloaded if traffic shaper isn't
>being used (iirc...). ipfw is only used for traffic shaping.
Interesting. The weird part is that nobody was touching m0n0wall at the
time -- I'm the only one with the password, I'd just rebooted m0n0wall
remotely about an hour earlier and hadn't had a chance to play with
>ipfilter, what's used for actual firewalling, is built into the kernel
>and can't be unloaded.
Yeah, I knew that...