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 From:  =?ISO-8859-1?Q?G=F6ran_Samuelsson?= <goran at samuelsson dot pp dot se>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Problems w NIC in the 1.3b2 release
 Date:  Tue, 02 Jan 2007 15:03:56 +0100

just tried to upgrade to 1.3b2 from the 1.23b1 release an cannot get it 
to work properly.

The problem seams to be with the NIC at the WAN-side. I have a generic 
PC, an Compaq DPENS with two 3com 3C905B-TX NICS. (see 

When upgrading to 1.3b2 the communication almost stops, if i type 
"www.google.com" in a browser at the LAN it takes several minutes to go 
through. I've also notised that I cannot release the lease of the WAN 
interface and that I get a "xl1 watchdog timeout" on the console. (xl1 
=> WAN i/f)

Been trying to change irq's on the NIC but nothing helps, when 
downgrading to 1.23b1 all works fine again...

Göran Samuelsson