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 From:  Peter <peter at iwebsl dot com>
 To:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  "m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] arplookup error
 Date:  Sat, 25 Mar 2006 16:35:11 -0500
Hi Chris

Thanks for responding.

The hookup is like this.

coax cable WAN -> Cisco -> xover to M0n0 -> switch -> LAN PC's

I have the m0n0 WAN interface set to the first public IP and the gateway IP. The Cisco router is
supplying 3 outside IPs to m0n0 by default the Cisco router has a local IP which is
being broadcast to m0n0 and I get this error:
 /kernel: arplookup failed: host is not on local network 

If I program the Cisco router to the same subnet as m0n0 I get this error:
/kernel: arp: is on em0 but got reply from 00:13:10:51:a4:25 on fxp0

I don't know why or how the router can have a local IP and a outside IP on the same ethernet port.


On Sat, 25 Mar 2006 15:18:15 -0500, Chris Buechler wrote:
> On 3/25/06, Peter <peter at iwebsl dot com> wrote:
>> Agreed, so the best option is to forget about the "not on local
>> network" error and leave the router on its own subnet?
> Unless I'm missing something, your network looks like:
> Internet -- Cisco -- m0n0wall -- LAN
> correct?
> but you have both sides of the m0n0wall, as shown above, on the same
> broadcast domain.  You should really plug only m0n0wall into your
> LAN,
> and connect the Cisco and m0n0wall with a crossover cable on the WAN
> side.
> -Chris
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  Peter, peter at iwebsl dot com on 3/25/2006