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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 To:  Frank Echanique <frank at ocfaq dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Problems with m0n0 wall and two fiber network cards 3Com 3c905b-FX and Allied Telesyn 2700FX
 Date:  Tue, 21 Sep 2004 21:55:07 -0400
On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 20:49:17 -0400, Frank Echanique <frank at ocfaq dot com> wrote:
> 
> Here is my ifconfig
> 
> $ ifconfig
> pcn0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> inet 192.168.1.1 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.1.255
> ether 00:30:84:0e:df:3d
> media: Ethernet 100baseFX <full-duplex>
> status: active
<snip>
> 
> The other problem I have is with my pcn0 which is an Allied-Telesyn 2700FX
> network card, uses an AMD PCNet/FAST + chipset…
> 
> When the machine starts up, the card has a link and the switch shows that
> the card has a link…
> 
> When m0n0wall starts up all the cards loose link when they are initialized
> but then they all get their link again… except the AT card… the switch still
> shows it as linked but the card dosent show any lights at all (it has
> separate LED's for Link/Duplex/Rx/Tx)
> 

ifconfig claims this interface is up.  Are you sure it isn't working
and the lights just aren't displaying properly on the card for some
reason?

-Chris