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 From:  "Ron Carter" <wcarterjr at earthlink dot net>
 To:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 Cc:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Dead m0n0Wall, HELP
 Date:  Sat, 30 Jun 2007 22:23:20 -0400
The m0n0wall firewall server just stops responding all together.  It looses 
all connections.
RC


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
Cc: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Saturday, June 30, 2007 10:12 PM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Dead m0n0Wall, HELP


> Ron Carter wrote:
>> To All:
>> Help, HElp, HELp, HELP!!!!!!!!!!
>>
>> My m0n0wall has died.  I downgrade from 1.32b to 1.231.  It was running 
>> fine.  I move the firewall from the front of my house to the back of my 
>> house.  I used a old extension cable to connect my DSL modem from the 
>> front of the house to back office.  I created a 2 port vlan on my Dell GB 
>> 8 port switch.  From there I connected the vlan to the m0n0wall box.
>>
>> It looks like it works like a charm for about 5 to 10 minutes and then 
>> fails, I loose all connectivity.  I first noticed it when so automated 
>> FTP transfers started failing.  This first started happening on the 1.32b 
>> but the server never just failed.  It was like I lost the connection and 
>> it reconnected.
>>
>> Now the m0n0wall box is completely unstable on the current stable build, 
>> does anyone have any thoughts?  There is nothing in the event log on the 
>> server or in the hardware logs?
>
> A lot of things could be heppening here.  You nood to do some serious 
> troubleshooting in an error state.  You will also need a console on the 
> m0n0wall.  When it fails, is the console showing anything?  Is it 
> responsive?
>
> On another system, look at it as well.  Is there any arp table oddness? Is 
> is still link OK when frozen?  Same behavior on all ports?
>
> Lee
>
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