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 From:  stefan <stefan at fuhrmann dot homedns dot org>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Routing problem
 Date:  Thu, 30 Mar 2006 20:51:18 +0100
> Can m0n0wall act as a router (not a NAT device)?
yes
>
> I have a problem setting up m0n0wall (and yes I have read the manual, faq,
> googled hours and still dont get it work).
>
> My isp gives two networks 212.149.148.0/24 and 212.149.156.0/24 and gatewys
> 212.149.148.254 and 212.149.156.254. Endusers in lan uses these ip:s,
> gateway 212.149.148.254 and a mask /20.
this can not be:
Address:   212.149.148.0        11010100.10010101.1001 0100.00000000
Netmask:   255.255.240.0 = 20   11111111.11111111.1111 0000.00000000
Wildcard:  0.0.15.255           00000000.00000000.0000 1111.11111111
=>
Network:   212.149.144.0/20     11010100.10010101.1001 0000.00000000
HostMin:   212.149.144.1        11010100.10010101.1001 0000.00000001
HostMax:   212.149.159.254      11010100.10010101.1001 1111.11111110
Broadcast: 212.149.159.255      11010100.10010101.1001 1111.11111111
Hosts/Net: 4094                  Class C

so, what you have? Two /24 or one /20?
The two nets are in your /20 and what is with the other nets in it?
And what is your transfer net to your ISP? You get a /24 as tansfernet????
>

>
> What distro would you recoment to be used in a router? Are there any good
> open-source ones that are speasialiced for (advanced) routing)? For testing
> could exsample. Damm small linux live cd used to build a test router to
> test this out? How would I set up routes in it. Using the ip command?
> Exsamples?

you can route with a 486 maybe pentium 1 or 2 (how much traffic is on it) and 
a floppy:
http://www.fli4l.de/

so long

stefan