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 From:  Jim Thompson <jim at netgate dot com>
 To:  sleet71 dash m0n0wall at yahoo dot com
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall worked with SBC DSL, doesn't with Comcast Cable
 Date:  Thu, 26 May 2005 13:46:03 -1000
when you 'reach the Internet', do you show up as the IP address of  
the cable modem, or the one on your computer?

(I'm wondering if the cable modem is also running NAT.)

jim

On May 26, 2005, at 1:28 PM, Craig Williams wrote:

> I'm in the process of switching from SBC DSL to Comcast Cable  
> internet.
> Got the Comcast up and running on a single PC.
> Changed m0n0wall from PPPoE to DHCP, and entered the MAC from the  
> PC I did the setup on. The WAN interface gets an address, but I'm  
> not able to reach the internet.
> Rebooted both m0n0wall and the cable modem a LOT.
> Tried setting the hostname too. Also did a factory reset on the  
> SB5100, and left it powered off for 5 minutes so it would "forget"  
> the MAC from the setup, and then configuring m0n0wall to not fake  
> the MAC. Just can't get it to work.
>
> Now when I configure my DLink 524 to do DHCP and plug the cable  
> modems ethernet into the WAN port there, everying it just fine.
>
> Are there any tips/tricks getting m0n0wall to work with DHCP/cable  
> versus of PPPoe?
>
>