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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 To:  M0n0wall Dev List <m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] WRAP LAN Problems
 Date:  Tue, 21 Dec 2004 16:50:50 -0500
On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 15:16:05 -0500, Bryan Catlin
<bryancatlin at connectgroup dot net> wrote:
> I posted Wrap Testing earlier and now after some playing found that if I
> plug my wrap board LAN port into a router that auto negotiates and then the
> wan then back to the LAN it will finally stay connected but when I move it
> direct to my pc with a regular cat 5 it does not work again.
> Why will this not come up and stay running even connected when direct with
> my PC?

Because when hooking directly into your PC from a WRAP you're hooking
MDI to MDI and need a crossover, not a straight through cable.  From a
WRAP or PC to a hub or switch is MDI to MDIX, and needs a straight
patch cable.