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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 To:  M0n0wall <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] No carrier for WAN
 Date:  Tue, 7 Sep 2004 02:10:40 -0400
This is an excellent point that I was thinking about earlier.  Even
with present auto-negotiation, forcing speed and duplex is preferred
by many, including myself.

I think the ifconfig mediaopts should be included in interface
configuration page somewhere.

-Chris



On Mon, 06 Sep 2004 22:23:48 -0700, Joshua Bardt <josh at ethr dot net> wrote:
> 
> *Old man voice*
> 
> Back when I was less old - 100TX had a heck of a lot of problems
> with auto-negotiation.
> 
> I thought that was a thing of the distant past - but maybe this
> is just that.
> 
> I would say you should try putting a switch/hub in between the WAN
> port and your apt.
> 
> If that works great.. You can either leave good enough alone or
> look into it more.  I would start with trying to reproduce the
> problem with a standard PC and the same NIC chipset and FreeBSD
> 4.10 - then try 5.2.1...  Then find out what the heck this device
> is that you're connected to.   Report the failure to the FreeBSD
> devel list with as much data as possible :)
> 
> -josh bardt
> 
> > On Mon, 6 Sep 2004 10:45:48 +0200, Patrik <paake at telia dot com> wrote:
> >> Running m0n0wall on a wrap and it cant find my WAN for some reason. It
> >> did work at my other place where we had ADSL. Now I have Internet
> >> through fiber via a DHCP server in my apartment building. I do get
> >> carrier when connecting my computer, my IP-telephone box (Handytone),
> >> or my switch. But when connecting it to sis1 which is WAN I get no
> >> carrier, no leds turned on. I have tried changed to sis2 but no effect.
> >> I do get carrier if I connect sis1 to a computer instead. I have tried
> >> with straight cable (which it should be) and with crossover cable.
> >> Any clues?
> >>
> >
> > Sounds like you have some sort of odd connection.  Definitely doesn't
> > sound like a m0n0wall issue, since you get a light when connecting to
> > a PC.
> >
> > Did you have to do any special configuration on your phone or PC to
> > get it to connect, or did it just work?
> >
> > Sounds like you've probably already done this, but I'd try a different
> > cable.  Not sure what else to suggest.
> >
> > -Chris
> >
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