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 From:  sai <sonicsai at gmail dot com>
 To:  Adam Lubkowski <al at life dot pl>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] cannot assign gateway/external modem/subnets...
 Date:  Sat, 28 Jan 2006 11:45:49 +0500
On 1/27/06, Adam Lubkowski <al at life dot pl> wrote:
> Hello!
> Let`s start from the beginning. My configuration looks like that:
> adsl line - adsl modem - monowall - lan
> Where the modem is an BT Voyager 205, set up in zipb mode (this is
> strange, when i connect this modem directly to winxp box, is giving me a
> ip - 82.153.166.22 /gateway- 212.104.130.198 /netmask  255.0.0.0 via
> dhcp and everything is working well.
> When i`m connecting the modem to monowall, and trying to set up WAN
> interface to take settings from DHCP is not working properly (ip is
> 0.0.0.0, gateway 192.168.1.1)
> Before starting with monowall i was using slackware linux (dhcp settings
> taken  properly) and clark connect (dhcp was not working but i set up a
> static ip, and was ok)
>
> I`m trying to use static IP configuration for my monowall. I set up IP,
> netmask, gateway. But when i look at diagnostics-interfaces - my gateway
> is not showing.
> Trying to ping my gateway is giving no route to host result.
>
> Sorry for complicated post, i`m really not into networking, but i need a
> reliable router for a small LAN
> Maybe someone got experience with this configuration?
>
> thanx in advance, adam
>
>
given Clark connect doesnt work with DHCP either, maybe something
wrong with your ISPs DHCP server.

 However try turning off the modem then turn it on after a few
minutes, then turn on the m0n0. This works for me when using cable
modems with DHCP.

sai