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 From:  "David Burgess" <apt dot get at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Michel Servaes" <michel at mcmc dot be>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] VLANs not really working ?
 Date:  Thu, 3 Jul 2008 14:58:02 -0600
On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 2:44 PM, Michel Servaes <michel at mcmc dot be> wrote:

> Hi,
> I was using my monowall with 2 LAN cards before, added two access points to
> each LAN, and me and my neighbour were separate users.
> I have setup a pipe for 3mbit traffic onto the LAN card of my neighbour.
> Now, today I am trying to add an Access Point capable of doing VLAN, and
> have added another SSID onto one of the VLAN's.
> So my setup being in the DLINK
> SSID : WPA on VLAN 1 (being a generic VLAN)
> SSID : WEP on VLAN 8 (being a VLAN with a DHCP
> On monowall I have
> LAN with DHCP (ip :
> VLAN8 with DHCP (ip :
> I altered the pipe that now my VLAN8 is limited in traffic (3 mbits), but
> each and every time I change from my WLAN (wpa) to my neighbours (to testrun
> my setup), WEP, I cannot access the internet (now strangely enough)
> completely ???
> I can access google, I can send/receive mails, but as soon as I try to
> connect to a site to test my speed (or any other site) it won't connect...
> When I do an ipconfig on my computer, I do get the right ip address of the
> corresponding DHCP range... so the VLAN is working, but somewhere the
> routing is messed up (i think)
> I can ping however every site (they do resolve, and some of them reply -
> the ones that won't reply, don't reply either on my wlan)...
> What might I be doing wrong here ??

Could it be that m0n0wall has the wrong arp entry for your computer because
you're hopping LANs? Try deleting your old arp entry from m0n0wall's arp
table, or wait for it to expire then try again. Has your neighboour tried
connecting to VLAN8? Does he have the same problem you have?