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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 11:10:26 -0700
I havent even looked into changing it in m0n0 yet... not sure i know 
how... but Im guessing if I asked before I tried.. its be right there 
infront of my face... if I dont ask, itll be burried someplace Im not 
smart enough to get to :D

Ill try that DrTCP when I get home.

Thanks
Wade


Alex Neuman van der Hans wrote:

> I think it even has *more* of a chance to work than the registry hack, 
> specially since Windows loves to store things in several different 
> places in the registry and read them from wherever it *feels* like it.
>
> Did you change the MTU in the m0n0wall as well? Shouldn't have to, but 
> it might help.
>
> Wade Carpenter wrote:
>
>> 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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