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 From:  Sasa Stupar <sasa at stupar dot homelinux dot net>
 To:  d google <dgoogle at yahoo dot com>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Problem after installing to HD
 Date:  Mon, 12 Dec 2005 08:47:33 +0100
--On 11. december 2005 21:40 -0800 d google <dgoogle at yahoo dot com> wrote:

> Please be gentle, its my first post.
>
> Just downloaded and installed generic-pc-1.2.img onto:
> 1. VIA CL10000 motherboard + 512M RAM
> 2. 2 x onboard Rhino NIC ports
> 3. Netgear 10/100 PCI card
> 4. IDE Hard disk
> 5. keyboard and display
>
> m0n0wall identified:
> dc0 Netgear NIC   (my LAN interface)
> vr0 Onboard Rhino (my WAN interface, not configured at
> this time)
> vr1 Onboard Rhino (my DMZ interface, not configured at
> this time)
>
>
> 1. Installed image using knoppix + command: 'gunzip -c
> generic-pc-xxx.img | dd of=/dev/hda bs=16k'.
> 2. System boots ok.
> 3. Configured the LAN port and IP for my management
> network + NO DHCP server on LAN + NO VLANs.
> 4. Tried to connect to LAN interface with management
> host.
>         This FAILS.
> 5. Rebooted box.
> 6. Tired to connect to LAN interface again.
>         This FAILS.
>         I checked the screen after reboot and it shows
> the IP I configured on the LAN interface.
>         This indicated to me that writing changes to
> HD is ok.
>
> 7. Tried sniffing the network to see if anything was
> coming out of the LAN interface.
>         NOTHING from the LAN interface.
>
> During the installation all NIC interfaces where
> identified and the one I am using for the LAN was up.
>
> Can anyone shed any light on what this problems may
> be?
>
> Any assistance would be appreciated.
>
>
> cheers,
> dg

I ahd once issue like this but I have solved by recycling the power of my 
cable modem because it remembers the MAC address of the NIC first time 
accessed. Now each time I change NIC which connects to cable modem I know I 
must recycle power.
Hope this can help.

-- 
Sasa Stupar