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 From:  "Peter Parnican" <peter at procad dot sk>
 To:  "Jim Gifford" <baadpuppy at gmail dot com>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Can't connect
 Date:  Mon, 18 Oct 2004 20:45:23 +0200
heloooo, this message is sent from behind monowall!!!!
Thanks JIM!!! ...You help to lern a lot of new things about networking!


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Gifford" <baadpuppy at gmail dot com>
To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Monday, October 18, 2004 8:02 PM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Can't connect


> You don't say what it is working *with* just that it isn't working
> with m0n0wall.  There are many systems out there which do IP
> incorrectly.  I've seen windows machines figure out the correct route
> even when the gateway is wrong, causing them to "mostly" work.  Some
> sonicwall firewall products will permit gateways to work that are on
> different physical interfaces than the clients.
>
> How it works for you is a matter for speculation.  However, I bet if
> you set your WAN on m0n0wall to a /24 netmask, it would work for you.
>
> My guess is that the ISP has a big /24 available for their customers
> (perhaps more than one) with a real /24 netmask on the network, and
> they hand out different slices of the /24 (in your case, a /27 slice)
> without doing real routing to enable those netmasks to work.
>
> Mind you, that is just a guess.
>
> Good luck,
> jim
>
>
> On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 19:16:18 +0200, Peter Parnican <peter at procad dot sk>
wrote:
> > OOoo my god, i found at http://www.batch.com/netmask.html how works
subnet
> > (nothing easy!!!!)...  I asked small question but answer is veeeery
long...
> >
> > Now I know why should be gateway address between 213.215.114.65 and
> > 213.215.114.94 but why is it working without monowall ? ...gateway is
> > 213.215.114.1
> >
> > peter
> >
> > ---------------
> >
> >
> > Ok, now i start understand what can be wrong. The gateway which give me
my
> > ISP isnt propably correct. (but why is my conection working without
> > monowall? is it normal?)
> >
> > And next question, how you know that:
> >
> > > With the address of 213.215.114.87/27, your upstream gateway device
> > > needs to be an address between 213.215.114.65 and 213.215.114.94
> > > excluding 213.215.114.87.
> >
> > ISP give me 213.215.114.1
> >
> > Which math are You using?  :-)   (sorry but Im very newbie)
> > I want know it because if i ask my ISP and he will telling somethings
else i
> > can disagree... but now its difficult because i dont know the correct
> > settings for gateway.
> >
> >
>
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