i've actaully never had any luck with the autodetect function on the
console menu. i've always had to assign manually. and i do have m0n0wall
boxes with identical cards. i just assign them arbitrarily, then connect
one at a time to the lan to determine which is which... works fine.
This one time, at band camp, Darren Hammond said:
> I have a RealTek 8139 on my WAN interface as rl0 with a 3C905B on the
> LAN as xl0.
> I just manually assigned xl0 to the LAN and rl0 to the WAN. I've not had
> any problems.
> I deliberately used different NICs so I knew which one was which. If
> you've got multiple NICs of the same type, I hope you wrote down which
> one has which MAC address.
> Robert Staph wrote:
> > Just what the subject says. I'm having a horrible time getting a junk
> > box together for a friend with the only 10/100 cards I have left
> > (RealTek 8139 10/100BaseTX). I can't get it to "auto-detect on
> > link-up" when trying to assign interfaces. I know from digging, that
> > the realtek cards (4 in system) will probably be named rl0-3. But I
> > don't know it things will work even if I manuall assign them if they
> > don't work with the auto assign feature.
> > Any input would be lovely, Rob