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 From:  "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Can't ping Soekris through a switch
 Date:  Thu, 11 May 2006 23:04:57 -0400
On 5/11/06, Nathaniel Irons <ndi dash l at bumppo dot net> wrote:
> However, when I plug the Soekris and the laptop into a five-port Linksys
> switch, the link lights on the Soekris come on, but the laptop can't get a
> DHCP address. When also connected, neither does my desktop machine, also
> running OS X 10.4.6. Both computers self-assign 169.* addresses, and can
> ping enough other through the switch.

One thing that either wasn't in your message or wasn't clear to me -
does it work with the switch if you manually assign an IP to your
client machine?