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:
patch < ipfw-dummynet-tables.patch
Patch attached with submission follows:
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>
I'll take it.
I have held this locked for too long, reassign to the pool
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>
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