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 From:  Lonnie Abelbeck <lists at lonnie dot abelbeck dot com>
 To:  Monowall User List <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Cc:  YvesDM <ydmlog at gmail dot com>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] 1.232 total freezes since we use PPPOE
 Date:  Mon, 17 Mar 2008 06:45:28 -0500
On Mar 17, 2008, at 3:10 AM, YvesDM wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 8:22 AM, Chris Buechler  
> <cbuechler at gmail dot com> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 3:15 AM, YvesDM <ydmlog at gmail dot com> wrote:
>>>
>>>  But it's so strange it did never happen b4 we changed the ISP.
>>>  Anyway, I will sure give it a try on a problem system to see  
>>> what it
>> brings
>>>  me.
>>>
>>
>> It wouldn't be that strange. Your effective MTU with PPPoE is 1492, 8
>> bytes less than it was previously. Lots of things can potentially
>> happen with a lower MTU that wouldn't occur at 1500, from a "magic
>> packet that freezes the system" perspective.
>>
>> -Chris
>>
>>
> I see.
> Well I'm pretty sure now it happened at a  pppoe re-connect.
> I rebooted that machine saturday morning. The isp session-timeout  
> is set to
> 48 hours.
> In our snmp monitoring I see an uptime of 2 days and 38 sec for that
> machine....
> I will go there tonight and upgrade to 1.3b10.
> Hope I can upgrade without issues from the webif and it solves the  
> problem
> too.

A reminder, you can't go directly from 1.232 to 1.3b10, you will have  
to upgrade to 1.3b7, than to 1.3b10.  Manuel discussed this a couple  
weeks ago.

Lonnie