> Sounds like you aren't using an appropriate crossover cable. Does
> laptop <-> m0n0 directly (no hub or switch between) work with the same
> cable server <-> m0n0 doesn't work?
All tests have been made with the same and only crossover cable I have.
So to answer, yes, laptop <-> m0n0 works with the same cable that
server <-> m0n0 doesn't.