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 From:  "Aaron Cherman" <aaronc at morad dot ab dot ca>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0s hanging : any progress ?
 Date:  Sat, 19 Aug 2006 22:40:26 -0600
>> Did anyone make any progress in finding the problem many of us have with
>> m0n0walls hanging totally ?
>> If I recall right someone posted a packetlog and someone was  going to 
>> look
>> at it ?
>> Also did anyone find a workaround besides powering it off and on ?
> I did do a packet capture for analysis.  I have had a look at it but I can 
> find nothing out of the ordinary.  A couple others were also going to have 
> a look but I have not heard back from them.
> Currently I have my m0n0wall reboot every night at 2am - I still had a few 
> lock-ups in one evening last week.  From what I could see at the time 
> there was a host running Bit Torrent that was creating a lot of 
> connections very quickly.  I'm not sure if this had anything to do with 
> the freeze, but I have not seen Bit Torrent on my network since then and 
> also have not had any freezes.  That said, I also limited the peer-2-peer 
> connections max to 100 connections.  Again, I have no idea if this is part 
> of the problem, but I'm trying anything.

Okay, forget everything I said - another freeze occurred this morning.  Son 
of a ...   And I wasn't surprised to see Bit Torrent traffic around the same 
time.  Someone figured the freezes may have something to do with P2P 
traffic.  Does anyone else have any thoughts on this?