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 From:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Problems with ethernet driver
 Date:  Tue, 29 Nov 2005 08:41:53 -0600
From: "Daniel Ling" <daniel at argentra dot com>

> I tried installing m0n0wall on a machine with Realtek embedded NICs.
> What happened is that prior to booting, the machine's NIC is connected to
> the Switch at 100mbit/full-duplex, but after booting, it becomes
> 10mbit/half-duplex and cannot communicate with all other machines on the
> network. The ping or any other function all fails.
> Hope someone might be able to help. Thanks.

Get into m0n0wall, and try bouncing the interface.  (Via a working nic, of 
course)  If it works, you can add a command in the config.xml to bounce the 
interface on boot.

                        Lee