Bug 116588

Summary: No IPFW tables or dummynet in Handbook
Product: Documentation Reporter: Cristian KLEIN <cristi>
Component: DocumentationAssignee: Tom Jones <thj>
Status: Open ---    
Severity: Affects Only Me CC: thj
Priority: Normal    
Version: Latest   
Hardware: Any   
OS: Any   
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Description Cristian KLEIN 2007-09-24 00:10:01 UTC
The handbook does not mention anything about how to configure dummynet or how to use tables in IPFW. I personally consider that these two things add a lot of value to IPFW and a least some examples must be included in the Handbook.

Fix: Apply the attached patch like this:

cd /usr/doc/books/handbook/firewalls
patch < ipfw-dummynet-tables.patch
cd ..

Patch attached with submission follows:
Comment 1 Cristian KLEIN 2007-09-24 00:40:27 UTC
I'm really sorry for the noise. The patch does not specify how to load dummynet.
Please add the following line somewhere in section "firewalls-ipfw-dummynet":

<para>In order to use dummynet, you will have to load it by adding the
following line to <filename>/boot/loader.conf</filename>:</para>

Comment 2 Remko Lodder freebsd_committer 2008-02-21 14:25:09 UTC
Responsible Changed
From-To: freebsd-doc->remko

I'll take it.
Comment 3 Remko Lodder freebsd_committer 2012-09-27 08:43:55 UTC
Responsible Changed
From-To: remko->freebsd-doc

I have held this locked for too long, reassign to the pool
Comment 4 Sevan Janiyan 2014-05-26 06:11:45 UTC
Attached is an updated diff which adds instructions for dummynet & 
utilising tables alongside adjustments highlighted by igor.

One issue which I was unable to fix was
450:bad tag indent:      <para>By default, <application>PF</application> 
reads its
Comment 5 Eitan Adler freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2017-12-31 08:01:43 UTC
For bugs matching the following criteria:

Status: In Progress Changed: (is less than) 2014-06-01

Reset to default assignee and clear in-progress tags.

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