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 From:  Dave O <dso at mssystems dot com>
 To:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] hardware swapping and/or IPSEC issues...
 Date:  Mon, 11 Jul 2005 14:26:29 -0500
Chris Buechler wrote:

> On 7/8/05, Dave O <dso at mssystems dot com> wrote:
> 
>>I realize that I need up seriously upgrade m0n0, 
> 
> 
> Indeed!  Don't expect to get much help on a pre-1.0 version.  You
> should be able to upgrade on the hardware you have, just go to 1.0,
> then 1.1.
> 
> 
> 
>>but I've tried to
>>upgrade it and the hardware as well (WRAP-1E) but then everything
>>suddenly stops working.  
> 
> 
> What's your internet connection?  Chances are your ISP's router, or
> perimeter router, whatever is the next hop up is holding your MAC
> address in its ARP cache.  If it's a Cisco, it'll hold that for 4
> hours by default.  Power cycling the router, or runing a 'clear arp'
> on it if you have access, will fix that.
> 
> Also may need to clear the ARP cache on hosts on your LAN if they
> don't pick up the change.  If you don't know how, the easy solution is
> to reboot them.

This sounds like a fix.  I'll give this a try and hopefully kill two 
birds with one stone (i.e. hardware/software upgrade).  Thanks for the 
reponse.

do