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 From:  dave <dave at rodrig dot com>
 To:  Bryan Kohlstedt <bkrosco at earthlink dot net>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Still Can't Connect
 Date:  Tue, 16 Dec 2003 22:42:49 -0500
You do have to assign a function to the NICs, unless you get lucky and 
they happen to be assigned correctly. This can be done now in the 
webgui, no need to type the names on the console.

Check out this screenshot to see what I'm talking about.

Are the NICs confirmed good? Have you used them elsewhere?


Bryan Kohlstedt wrote:
> I've been having problems setting up m0n0wall. I've got the .iso burned
> and I can boot off of it. It looks like it detects my cards properly
> (3com 3c905's) but I am unable to connect to the web interface or ping
> the lan interface. 
> I believe it's true that we no longer have to assign a function to our
> card (lan/wan) if you're using the latest version. If I'm wrong on that,
> please correct me. I haven't had any luck in the times I've tried
> assigning a function. I always get "invalid interface name." I've tried
> using the mac address as the name but that hasn't worked.
> Anyone have any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Bryan Kohlstedt