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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 To:  "chi underscore guy at email dot com" <chi underscore guy at email dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] [m0n0wall]: hub on LAN: dhcp not working?
 Date:  Wed, 29 Dec 2004 20:18:00 -0500
On Wed, 29 Dec 2004 16:29:00 -0500, chi underscore guy at email dot com <chi underscore guy at email dot com> wrote:
> 
> My conjectures right now are (1) the firewall sets the communication to
> half-duplex and it used to be full-duplex, or visa-versa (I seem to remember
> in the back of my mind that one reduces the liklihood of collisions), 

Full duplex makes collisions impossible, but if that's a hub, not a
switch, you have to use half.


> (2) the imac, being a very new machine, is _much_ faster than other machines
> on the network and is somehow flooding it with packets.
> 

Very, very unlikely.  

When you have all the systems online, does nothing work at all? 
They're getting DHCP addresses obviously, after that can they ping
each other and both ping m0n0wall?

-Chris