FreeBSD Enable PF ALTQ Firewall Support

in Categories FreeBSD, Networking, OpenBSD, PF Firewall, Security last updated October 2, 2008

Q. Under FreeBSD 7.0 patch level 5, I’m getting following warning message:

Enabling pf.
No ALTQ support in kernel
ALTQ related functions disabled
No ALTQ support in kernel

I need ALTQ support for my FreeBSD box. How do I enable ALTQ for Class Based Queuing (CBQ) to divide a connection’s bandwidth into different classes or queues to prioritize traffic based on filter rules?