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 From:  Don Munyak <don dot munyak at gmail dot com>
 To:  edward mzj <edward dot mzj at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  Brent Dunn <brent dot dunn at gmail dot com>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Unable to obtain an IP from my ISP with b8 and MAC spoofing
 Date:  Thu, 2 Jun 2005 22:18:47 -0400
Who is your ISP ?

If Comcast, what I routinely do is power everything off and then
sequentially turn ON
1. Cable Modem...wait 3-5 minutes for post-test to finish
2. m0n0wall...same thing
3. then computers

- Don

On 5/31/05, edward mzj <edward dot mzj at gmail dot com> wrote:
> 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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