> As I am continuing troubleshooting, I can't help but thinking I have a MAC
> conflict issue but I don't know how. I remember back a few weeks ago that
> smoothwall didn't obtain an IP from my ISP either.
I personally have Comcast. They initially went from MAC ID's from the
computer NIC to MAC ID's from Cable modems. Just had an experience where I
just knew by switching my cable modem, I was going to loose intenet
connectivity ( I'm am trouble shooting a Vonnage VOIP home phone...real
Any, after changing the cable modem, I still had internet access...for 12
hrs. The next day I was on tech support.
I think m0n0wall has a the ability to spoof MAC addresses. Try getting the
WAN mac ID off the netgear and plug it into the m0n0wall.
If this doesn't work, sounds like you may need to get ahold of another ISP
Tech. I tend to ag