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 From:  edward mzj <edward dot mzj at gmail dot com>
 To:  Brent Dunn <brent dot dunn at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Unable to obtain an IP from my ISP with b8 and MAC spoofing
 Date:  Tue, 31 May 2005 17:51:30 +0800
if ur using rl, u could re-program the mac-addr in the eeprom. as far
as i can recall, some dos utilities like pg8139.exe can do this.

On 5/31/05, Brent Dunn <brent dot dunn at gmail dot com> wrote:
> Howdy, I've been using m0n0wall for quite some time now, and have
> never had any problems. I had been using b7 without any problems on an
> old AMD k6-2 350 on an Asus P2B with 128 MBs of RAM and an old hard
> drive.
> 
> When I install b8, I can no longer get an IP address from my ISP.
> m0n0wall lists 0.0.0.0 for the IP, lets me release and renew, and says
> the status is ip, but no IP. I see DHCP timeouts in the log and the
> interface seems to be sending and receiving traffic. Both my NICs use
> the rl driver and show up as rl0 (LAN) and rl1 (WAN)
> 
> I did a little investigating, and turning off MAC spoofing on the WAN
> interface seemed to resolve the problem with b8. I have no idea what
> it is, but that solved my problem. It wasn't a problem with the MAC
> not being spoofed, because I should then still have received an
> address, but an un-routable one.
> 
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