[PATCH 1/2] realtek: Use firewall4

Petr Štetiar ynezz at true.cz
Tue Mar 1 00:09:56 PST 2022

Sander Vanheule <sander at svanheule.net> [2022-02-28 23:00:34]:


> Commit 9e7149f729e9 ("realtek: revert to "standard" management configuration") changed the
> default port configuration for realtek devices to only have LAN ports, instead of the
> LAN/WAN VLANs that were used before.

IMO default device configuration and default OS feature set are two different topics.

> I wonder if it doesn't make more sense to drop the firewall package from the
> default now, since there is only one interface, unless there is a different
> reason to keep the firewall.

1. consistency
2. supporting more common use cases out of the box
3. wider testing audience of core networking components

to name a few.



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