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 From:  Melvin Backus <mbackus at bellsouth dot net>
 To:  "Christopher M. Iarocci" <iarocci at eastendsc dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Odd webGUI timeout problems
 Date:  Fri, 02 Jan 2004 13:45:26 -0500
At 10:53 AM 1/2/2004, Christopher M. Iarocci wrote:
>Melvin Backus wrote:
>>Hello all,
>>I was wondering if anyone else has seen problems with the webGUI timing 
>>out on them.  I seem to get 1 or 2 screens when trying to configure 
>>things, then the browser times out trying to get to the next page.  At 
>>that point I can go back to the main link and get to things again, but it 
>>seems a bit odd and is particularly irritating.
>>This is running the generic CDRom install on a PentiumPro 180 with 128Mb 
>>of ram.  I've been testing various fw distros on this same hardware and 
>>have seen no anomalies so I tend to think the hardware is OK at this point.
>I've had m0n0wall running on anything from a P233MMX with 64MB of memory, 
>on to a PIII 550 with 128MB of memory.  All with different NIC cards, and 
>totally different motherboards with none of those issues.  I even have it 
>running at my house now on an HP Celeron 566 slim desktop machine.  I 
>can't say I've had it on a Pentium Pro, but lots of Pentiums, and even an 
>AMD.  In fact, the only problem I have is the fact that FreeBSD and Cisco 
>Aironet cards don't play nice together.  I put that Aironet card in 3 
>different machines, and the same thing happens in each one.  Tons of 
>errors from the an0 driver, and I can't get any computer to connect to it, 
>even though all the discussion groups (FreeBSD) say the errors I get are 

Interesting.  I'm going to try the pb23 posting later today to see if it 
does the same thing, but it's all very odd.  I'm wondering if the fact that 
the external NIC isn't really connected to anything is causing a problem.

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