> But I DO want to reiterate that it DOES auto-negotiate with
> pfsense on the *EXACT* same hardware and setup. The only difference
> being that I throw in the m0n0wall CD instead of loading pfsense from the
> hard drive. I did NOT have this issue at all and no manual setup of
> the NIC(s) were required. That is why I asked what I could gather for
> you guys to help determine why pf works and m0n0 was off.
it may well be a driver issue for 4.x BSD - try the new beta release - built on 5.x BSD
and see - then at least the OS and driver will be like pfsense :-)