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 From:  "Christopher M. Iarocci" <iarocci at eastendsc dot com>
 To:  Jeffrey Goldberg <jeffrey at goldmark dot org>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Routing problem, Can't get beyond ISP's net.
 Date:  Sat, 02 Oct 2004 01:09:14 -0400
Jeffrey Goldberg wrote:

> I strongly suspect that my question is a result of my failure to 
> understand routing and networks, and is not specific to m0n0.  
> However, I will ask here (and as an excuse, I'll put a little m0n0 
> question in at the end).
>
> I have m0n0wall successfully installed on a Soekris net4501. 
> Installation was easier than I'd anticipated (the problems were 
> finding a null modem serial cable, and one very stubborn screw to open 
> the net4501).
>
> For the moment, I am trying to do something very simple with it.  It's 
> on a small private network which connects to the world via a DSL modem 
> (static IP).  For starters I want simple NAT functions and DHCP services.
> At this point, I'm just trying to replace my Linksys BEFSR41.
>
> The problem appears that from my LAN and from the m0n0 itself, I can 
> reach (a) my gateway provided by my ISP.  (b) my ISP's nameservers, 
> and other things that are on that router's local net.  But I can't get 
> passed my ISP's external router.
>
> I do not have these problems when using the Linksys.  If there is some 
> basic tutorial I should read please point me towards it.
>
> BTW: If traceroute had been available along with ping as a diagnostic 
> tool, I would have gotten to this point a bit sooner.  So, that is one 
> feature request.
>
> Cheers,
>
> -j
>
>
Almost sounds as if your WAN gateway is missing, or wrong.

Chris