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 From:  "Jeroen Visser" <monowall at forty dash two dot nl>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] [FIXED] Strange mac spoofing behavior generic-pc 1.2b8
 Date:  Mon, 13 Jun 2005 18:12:36 +0200
On Fri, 03 Jun 2005 12:04:50 +0200, Manuel Kasper wrote
> On 03.06.2005 11:31 +0200, Jeroen Visser wrote:
> 
> > Is look like Brent Dunn's problem, but with a tiny difference !
> > 
> > Here's the situation.
> > When using the 1.2b8 version of monowall my router (a generic pc)
> > boots fine. It even gets an IP from my provider. All this is fine,
> > but when I try to use MAC spoofing, the 1.2b8 verion gets confused.
> 
> Brent Dunn and you seem to be having one thing in common:
> Realtek-based network cards. Despite the fact that those cards are,
> well, let's just say a little bit cheap, it could be some change in
> FreeBSD's rl driver that causes this problem. The MAC spoofing stuff
> in m0n0wall hasn't changed at all lately. The only difference between
> 1.2b8 and older 4.x-based versions (as far as the rl driver is
> concerned) is that polling support is now compiled in, but that
> shouldn't make a difference as long as it's disabled (by default).
> 
> Try another brand of NIC if you can (I'd very much recommend this
> anyway).
> 
> - Manuel

As usual I had not grounds at ALL to question Manuel's opinion about this problem..

I recently got my hands on similar board with INTEL interfaces.

Mac spoofing problem solved.
Thnx Manual, you're the best.


--
Kind Reagrds,
Jeroen Visser.