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 From:  "Tim Vaughan" <talltim at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] network connection problem with an HP 2424M switch and m0n0wall
 Date:  Thu, 27 Jul 2006 09:17:25 +0100
> Maybe a long shot, but check the firmware in the 2424M is up to date.
> There were some issues like this fixed in various HP firmware releases
> - the one I remember was related to their gigE module, but you never
> know.
> http://www.hp.com/rnd/software/switches.htm

Many thanks for the help - it turned out the software on the switch
was several years old.  I uploaded the latest version and the
connection worked immediately.  I'm now going back through the release
notes to find out what the problem was.

Thanks again :)