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Old 11-25-2011, 05:37 PM   #1
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nat setup with firestarter crashing often

I've noticed over the months that when i share my internet connection (wlan0) with an internal network (eth0) via firestarter that the internet connection will keep dropping every 10~15 minutes and will not work again until wlan0 is stopped and reconnected. This exact issue happens on a laptop with linux mint 10 'julia' and again on a different latop with debian 6.0.1.a 'squeeze'. however, i cannot seem to figure out why.
Old 11-25-2011, 05:42 PM   #2
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both network connections eth0 and wlan0 can and have worked independently for days at a time. its only when i set firestarter to bridge the connections that i get issues. in which case after about 10~15 mins of use, none of my machines can dns resolve and wont until the internet connection (wlan0) is dropped and reestablished.

Firestarter version 1.0.3 (linux mint 10 x86 laptop)
kernel 2.6.35-30 (linux mint 10 x86 laptop)
iptables (linux mint 10 x86 laptop)

firestarter 1.0.3-8 (debian 6.0.1.a x64 laptop)
kernel 2.6.32-5 (debian 6.0.1.a x64 laptop)
iptables 1.4.8-3 (debian 6./0.1.a x64 laptop)

Last edited by Deagon; 11-25-2011 at 05:57 PM. Reason: added software & kernel versions on both systems


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