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 From:  "Patrik" <paake at telia dot com>
 To:  "Andrew Greenwood" <lists at silverblade dot co dot uk>
 Cc:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Problems with switch
 Date:  Mon, 6 Sep 2004 11:21:58 +0200
Thanks, i did try that out but didnt get anything out of it.
The led for m0n0wall flickers but the led for my PC stays
solid. Etherreal doesnt get anything from m0n0wall. I cant
ping m0n0wall from my PC through switch.

Patrik

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrew Greenwood" <lists at silverblade dot co dot uk>
To: "Patrik" <paake at telia dot com>
Sent: Monday, September 06, 2004 10:50 AM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Problems with switch

> Not sure if this is of any help, but I have a DLINK DES-1008D 8 port
switch.
> So the behaviour might be similar.
>
> It has 2 rows of LEDs - one labelled 10/100 (which doubles up as activity
> status) and the other FDX/Col (Full Duplex / Collision?)
>
> The one I have automatically adjusts if you use a cross-over cable. It's
> likely that yours does this too.
>
> When you have a 100mbps link connected to it, both lights for that port
> light up green (for 10mbps the top one is orange.)
>
> During activity, the 10/100 lights blink to indicate activity. They go
solid
> to indicate no activity.
>
> Often you'll find networked devices communicate with the network just to
say
> things to any computer that may be interested, or if you have port
> forwarding enabled to a machine that is switched off.
>
> The m0n0wall box might be enquiring as to who has an IP, so a port can be
> forwarded to it. It might be trying to do something else - I don't know.
>
> But it might be worth connecting your PC to the switch too, and getting a
> program like Ethereal to analyze the data being sent out (if it can be
> received by your PC...)
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Patrik" <paake at telia dot com>
> To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
> Sent: Monday, September 06, 2004 9:02 AM
> Subject: [m0n0wall] Problems with switch
>
>
> I have searched the list archive but havent find a solution. Im running
> m0n0wall on a WRAP and it works good if I connect it directly to a PC with
a
> cross-over cable. My switch is a DLINK DES-1005D. Datasheet here:
> http://213.216.192.242/products/des-1005d.pdf Note that the image in the
pdf
> is not correct. It looks different.
> If I connect m0n0wall to the switch the led on the switch which
corresponds
> to m0n0wall starts flicker repeatadly although no action is shown on the
led
> on the WRAP, just the one saying that the link is up, but the other led is
> turned off.
>
> The led on the switch flickers even if I only have m0n0wall connected to
the
> switch alone. I have tried with different length of the cables, as Manuel
> suggested in an earlier thread. It seems it does work with both
cross-cable
> and straight from m0n0 to switch as the led is turned on in both cases,
> maybe my switch as the capability to know which pair to use.
> The switch does work and is not broken!
>