Luigi Rizzo, has done an extensive rewrite of the FreeBSD IPFW firewall code (userland and kernel) in an attempt to make it faster and more flexible. His announcement is available over at BSDForums.org. IPFW, the software supplied with FreeBSD, is a packet filtering and accounting system which resides in the kernel, and has a user-land control utility, called ipfw(8).
New FreeBSD IPFW Beta Code Available
Submitted by Dan 2002-06-09 FreeBSD 3 Comments
Ok so its been a week now and I still don’t see the release of 4.6 yet…..let’s add some speed to that release branch.
FreeBSD 4.6 has been delayed another couple of days per the updated release schedule. Presently, it is scheduled for release June 10th.