On Sat, 29 May 2004, Anthony Brohan wrote:
> It turned out that it was keyed to a MAC address, and its ipconfig /all
> under 2k/xp. And spoofing did its trick ;)
I suspect the "permanent lease" has the MAC address locked. It should be
possible to get the ISP to change it to the m0n0wall's, rather than
stealing the PC's. This situation is precisely why keying to "DHCP
hostnames" was introduced, albeit in a screwed-up way.