"PF Rules not loaded"



  • Found this error in the system log and wanted to pass it along.

    php: : The command '/sbin/pfctl -o basic -f /tmp/rules.debug' returned exit code '1', the output was '/tmp/rules.debug:161: cannot define table bogons: Device busy pfctl: Syntax error in config file: pf rules not loaded'

    Oct 5 22:12:37 php: : The command '/sbin/pfctl -o basic -f /tmp/rules.debug' returned exit code '1', the output was 'pfctl: Duplicate signature for Windows XP RFC1323: File exists pfctl: Duplicate signature for Windows XP RFC1323: File exists pfctl: Duplicate signature for Windows 2000 RFC1323: File exists pfctl: Duplicate signature for Windows 2000 RFC1323: File exists pfctl: Duplicate signature for Windows XP RFC1323: File exists pfctl: Duplicate signature for Windows XP RFC1323: File exists pfctl: Duplicate signature for Windows 2000 RFC1323: File exists pfctl: Duplicate signature for Windows 2000 RFC1323: File exists pfctl: Duplicate signature for Windows XP RFC1323: File exists pfctl: Duplicate signature for Windows XP RFC1323: File exists pfctl: Duplicate signature for Windows 2000 RFC1323: File exists pfctl: Duplicate signature for Windows 2000 RFC1323: File exists pfctl: Duplicate signature for Windows XP RFC1323: File exists pfctl: Duplicate signature for Windows XP RFC1323: File exists pfctl: D

    Oct 5 22:12:37 php: : New alert found: There were error(s) loading the rules: /tmp/rules.debug:161: cannot define table bogons: Device busy pfctl: Syntax error in config file: pf rules not loaded The line in question reads [161]: table <bogons>persist file "/etc/bogons"

    Oct 5 22:12:37 php: : There were error(s) loading the rules: /tmp/rules.debug:161: cannot define table bogons: Device busy pfctl: Syntax error in config file: pf rules not loaded - The line in question reads [161]: table <bogons>persist file "/etc/bogons"

    2.0-BETA4  (i386)
    built on Mon Sep 27 04:12:19 EDT 2010
    FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE-p1</bogons></bogons>



  • Just today I saw that device busy line for bogons on mine at a Sept. 27th build, too.



  • Per Jimp, i updated to the latest snap from this thread http://forum.pfsense.org/index.php/topic,28924.0.html
    Not sure if these two threads are related, but you might want to keep an eye on this one also.


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