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 From:  Fred Wright <fw at well dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: Re[2]: [m0n0wall] pptp, stability and ipsec problems
 Date:  Sun, 6 Feb 2005 16:29:50 -0800 (PST)
On Sat, 5 Feb 2005, Kerem Erciyes wrote:

> Two different locations, both m0n0s give the same problem, I guess
> Feb 5 17:44:56 last message repeated 3 times
> Feb 5 17:44:09 /kernel: vr0: rx packet lost
> One has a slightly older Network switch, but other location has a
> brand new switch, and no problems with other HW. My guess is that
> there is a compatibility problem with the onboard Via Rhine ethernet
> and m0n0, or else...?
> Other than that I do not understand why racoon fails to
> get the SA info. Both have been configured identically,
> have different subnets, and both has a pre shared key
> associated with the ip address of the other.

The configurations shouldn't be *completely* identical - the IP addresses
need to be swapped between the two ends.  Most other parameters, including
the preshared key, need to be identical.  This all may seem obvious, but
it hasn't alwasy been to everyone. :-)

					Fred Wright