On Sun, October 29, 2006 11:00 pm, Ole Barnkob Kaas wrote:
> Aaron Cherman wrote:
>>>> I'm still learning about Monowall, but I thought I'd say that my v
>>>> Monowall on a WRAP board hasn't needed any rebooting at all. I have
>>>> been working and learning about it over about the past 4 months.
>>>> It just
>>>> runs and runs. Maybe I'm lucky. I have an OPT1 port and a LAN
>>>> Although I am a little worried to see that others have the lock up
>>> While you hear about ALL of the lockup problems here, you do not hear
>>> from the thousands that run just fine. I have over 30, and I have
>>> not seen the problem either. It is a real problem, but it seems to be
>>> quite rare.
>> I hate being rare. haha Lee is right, although I have one system that
>> locks up I have 4 others that run flawlessly. My one "system" that
>> does lock up, has been thoroughly tested and replaced many times - it
>> seems to be the location and perhaps some rogue data from our Internet
>> connection that causes the issue.
> I've seen some weird "lock up" issue with m0n0wall on a GSHDSL
> connection. Apparently the box (soekris 4801) was locking up quite often. I
> suspected that the problem was related to OpenVPN, so I replaced the m0n0
> with pfSense (allso on soekris 4801). Only to see that the problem
> persisted. Going through the logs of my OpenVPN server I found that it
> died every 4 hours. The logs also revealed that the box was still trying
> to restart the vpn after it "died". It seemed that the response from the
> server never reached the box (or any other traffic).
> The DSL modem was a zyxel box with built in switch where the m0n0 and
> some other equipment was connected to. Both with public address. That other
> equipment was fully functional and reachable all the time.
> Restarting the DSL modem after or before the lock up did not postpone or
> solve it.
> This was at a remote location and I've never been at the location
> myselv. The connection has now been replaced.
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