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 From:  Don Munyak <don dot munyak at gmail dot com>
 To:  Rudi Stene <rudste at start dot no>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] WAN IP-address not assigned
 Date:  Fri, 8 Jul 2005 09:05:45 -0400
You may also want to look at the fibre converter hardware spec's.
Where you are now using a standard CAT5 cable from the converter to
your PC, you may need to use a cross-over cable from the conveter to
m0n0wall.

- Don

On 7/8/05, Don Munyak <don dot munyak at gmail dot com> wrote:
> I was just about to say the same thing. Under the Interfaces:Wan page
> is a text box you can enter your old pc mac address.
> 
> While it's not the case now, in the past my broadband provider used
> mac addresses as an ACL.
> 
> -Don
> 
> On 7/8/05, Simon Dick <simond at irrelevant dot org> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-07-08 at 14:37 +0200, Rudi Stene wrote:
> > > My firewall is connected directly to a broadband gateway (Fibre converter).
> > > I'll try to turn both devices off like you suggest, but like I said before -
> > >
> > > when I connect directly with my workstation - the machine is given an
> > > IP-Address.
> > > I don't think my ISP's DHCP server is causing it.....
> >
> > Could they have your previous MAC address logged and not be letting you
> > use a different computer?
> >
> > --
> > Simon Dick <simond at irrelevant dot org>
> >
> >
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