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 From:  Fred Weston <fred dot weston at daytonawan dot com>
 To:  milpo2717 at msn dot com
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Problems with Adelphia cable
 Date:  Tue, 04 May 2004 16:29:23 -0400
I think everyone missed an important detail from the initial question.  
He stated he has already tried "spoofing" the MAC address.  I was not 
aware m0n0wall had this functionality, but assuming it does, and he is 
using the MAC address from his working router, that should not be the 

Jonathan Merrill wrote:

>Team -
>Recently, I have discovered that Adelphia is now doing MAC authentication
>for their cable modem residential customers.  This means that you have to
>tell what Adelphia what network card and MAC will be used to allow a DHCP
>lease to be given.  This behavior also happens if your IP address changes
>from a routable to a non-routable (i.e,. 192.168.x.x).
>This same scenario happened here in Ohio.  How it was solved was by calling
>Adelphia Tech Support, give them your MAC, and reset the cable modem.  Up
>and running in 2 minutes.
>Hope this helps.