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 From:  Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Alias address and DHCP
 Date:  Thu, 11 Aug 2011 10:44:21 -0500
On 08/11/2011 10:16 AM, Anders Hagman wrote:
> Hi
> Before I had a static address to my provider and a alias address on the WAN port.
> The alias address is used to be able to reach my ADSL modem.
> Now my provider has changed to DHCP and because of that I get a problem
> after reboot.
> The alias address is active on the interface before the dhcp address and therefor
> will become the main address used for outgoing packets. I have to do a renew on
> the WAN interface. This will remove the alias address and put just the dhcp address on
> the interface. After that I have to manually configure the alias address again.

Quick answer is to toss in another nic, and plug it into the DSL device 
as well.  It will have an address in the config subnet.