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  Exploring the Mac OS X Firewall
Subject:   StartupItems troubleshooting
Date:   2006-04-21 08:24:14
From:   iamstein
Response to: StartupItems troubleshooting

Here's a little more info. I changed the name from Firewall to Firewall2, just to see what happened.


bacchus:~ root# /sbin/SystemStarter start Firewall2
Welcome to Macintosh.
Initializing network
Loading Shared IP extension
kextload: extension /System/Library/Extensions/SharedIP.kext appears to be valid
kextload: loading extension /System/Library/Extensions/SharedIP.kext
kextload: sending 1 personality to the kernel
kextload: extension /System/Library/Extensions/SharedIP.kext is already loaded
Loading IP Firewall extension
kextload: extension /System/Library/Extensions/IPFirewall.kext appears to be valid
kextload: loading extension /System/Library/Extensions/IPFirewall.kext
kextload: sending 1 personality to the kernel
kextload: extension /System/Library/Extensions/IPFirewall.kext is already loaded
Exec failed for item /System/Library/StartupItems/Firewall2: Permission denied
Firewall2 (396) did not complete successfully.
The following StartupItems failed to properly start:
/System/Library/StartupItems/Firewall2 - execution of Startup script failed
Startup complete.
Hangup