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 From:  Ugo Bellavance <ugob at camo dash route dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: Can not get address from cable modem?
 Date:  Sat, 16 Apr 2005 00:04:24 -0400
Rich Elliott wrote:
> Thanks, I will try that.
> 
> I have it setup now:
> 
> cable modem --> linksys befw11s4 ---> PC's
> 
> I want to go cable modem  --> m0n0 ----->switch  ---> PC's
>                                                             \---> 
> wireless AP (befws4)
> 
> Can I spoof the MAC address from the linksys?

No need for that, just reset your modem as David says.  Then try to 
reconnect with mono.  Should work.

> Thanks,
> Rich
> 
> 
> 
> David Kitchens wrote:
> 
>> Cable modems are notorious for hanging onto the last MAC address they 
>> had.
>> Usually a power down for several minutes will clear their memory and 
>> reset
>> the MAC on the providers side. If you used to have your PC connected
>> directly to it, it likely has that MAC address in the modem. Release 
>> the IP
>> on the PC, power down  the cable modem for 5 min, and then power up
>> everything. As long as the WAN interface is set in m0n0wall, it should 
>> get a
>> DHCP address at that time using a regular Cat5 cable.
>>
>> Dave
>>
>>  
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Rich Elliott [mailto:rich at kc7cdk dot com] Sent: Friday, April 15, 
>>> 2005 9:29 PM
>>> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>>> Subject: [m0n0wall] Can not get address from cable modem?
>>>
>>> I can not seem to be able to get an address from my cable modem. For 
>>> testing purposes I left my network intact and added the PC with 
>>> m0n0wall to my router, booted m0n0 and it got an address from the 
>>> router and the interface status