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 From:  "Eric Garnice" <eric at number13 dot com>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Valid Interface List is Empty on Setup
 Date:  Tue, 3 Feb 2004 06:36:00 -0500
"Hilton Travis" <Hilton at QuarkAV dot com> wrote:

> Very interesting.  I default all my 3C509 NICs to run at a fixed
> address, and disable PnP on them.  This is the way many Linux firewalls
> need these cards to be configured - including SmoothWall.  I will soon
> try to configure a m0n0wall with some 3C509 NICs running in PnP mode and
> confirm this works.
> I hope it does - these NICs are as reliable as all hell, and abundant.
> I also happen to have about 25 of them here in a box.  :)

I am running a 3C509b in PnP mode (WAN) along side a 3C905TX (LAN).
Detection and operation were never a problem.