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 From:  Wade Carpenter <wade at webfootcustomcalls dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Okay... wireless/wired laptop problem - Im convinced its M0n0 doing it
 Date:  Mon, 27 Feb 2006 10:40:37 -0700
Yeah I rebooted after the changes...
also tried 1300 (since Id forgot what number you had posted)  it didnt 
work either  (XP Pro)

Maybe Ill try the DrTCP and see what it does... maybe that will work



Alex Neuman van der Hans wrote:

> No idea why the article says not to use DRTCP. Works for me.
>
> In any case, you need to reboot (or if you have w2k/xp), disable, then 
> reenable the connection, otherwise you're not doing anything.
>
> Besides, if 1454 is good, 1430 might be better. You'd want to have a 
> few extra bytes available in case someone other than you decides to 
> insert more equipment along the way.
>
> Wade Carpenter wrote:
>
>> I tried changing the MTU using Regedit... I followed this  
>> http://www.annoyances.org/exec/show/article04-107   from Lee's post.
>>
>> I did the ping deal at 1500 got defrag error, did the 1492, got error 
>> did 1454 and got a ping.  Made the change in regedit like the article 
>> says... and still no dice.  I forgot to try 1430  and will when I get 
>> home tonight.
>>
>> Does DrTCP do somehting the reg edit does not that might make this 
>> work?  Seriously... Im getting ready to sell this laptop and get a 
>> different one.  Its really baffling me.
>>
>> I havent had time to search up the previously mentioned set of 
>> posts... but will when I get time.  Just wanted to up date everyone 
>> incase that triggered a new idea for a solution.
>>
>>
>> Thanks
>> Wade
>>
>>
>> Alex Neuman van der Hans wrote:
>>
>>> Download DRTCP and lower your MTU to 1430. Do the same for the m0n0 
>>> box if you want (no real need, but doesn't hurt either). There is 
>>> another thread discussing this on the list, and you can google 
>>> around for the scary stories regarding problems like you describe 
>>> being solved by manually lowering the MTU (which should be 
>>> automatic, but isn't).
>>>
>>> Wade Carpenter wrote:
>>>
>>>> Im conviced its m0n0 doing it... well... in this case NOT doing it.
>>>>
>>>> Here is the scenario again.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>                                                   |--->  Wired LAN 
>>>> machines
>>>> Static IP DSL -> m0n0 -> switch
>>>>                                                   |--->  Wireless 
>>>> AP (with DHCP disabled so m0n0 can assign)
>>>>
>>>> All my wired desktops work fine - mapped drives over VPN, HTTP 
>>>> access, SSH, and all that
>>>> My laptop - will NOT do anything related to HTTP, no thunderbird 
>>>> email, no firefox, not AVG updates, no windows updates... and so 
>>>> on....  BUT it WILL access mapped drives over VPN, SSH on the vpn, 
>>>> and print over the VPN.
>>>>
>>>> I tried a completely new m0n0 box, same results... new config from 
>>>> scratch, nope, got rid of the Dlink DI624 and swapped in a Senao 
>>>> 3054 AP - Nope. hooked up a senao 3054 as a bridge and cabled to 
>>>> the laptop.... nope.  Once... and I can not explain... yesterday... 
>>>> Senao bridge on and configed, laptop onboard wifi on and 
>>>> configed... and I got http.  Restarted the machine and no more..
>>>>
>>>> Have hooked laptop up directly to DSL - no - m0n0 - works fine.
>>>>
>>>> Now to compound the issue...  my house was running 1.2 my office in 
>>>> town 1.2, and my office in a different town 1.2b3.  Laptop works 
>>>> just fine wifi or wired at both offices... no problems at all.  
>>>> Exact same configs...  I literally set up one location, copied the 
>>>> floppy, installed on two other m0n0s and changed the necesary IPs.  
>>>> So all the rules and stuff are the same.  Also... my dad has the 
>>>> exact same laptop..  Toshiba TE2100 and his works at my house just 
>>>> fine wired or wifi.  My machine also works just fine at his house.
>>>>
>>>> Upgraded my house m0n0 to 1.21... no dice.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I am so confused... and I am looking for any ideas to try at all.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Wade
>>>>
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>>>
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>>
>>
>


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