PfSense and Rogers Wireless Internet Modem problems



  • Hi Everyone!  Has anyone experienced internet connections dropping when using a Motorola wireless internet modem using the Rogers Wireless Internet service?  pfSense is fine, we can get to it via ping, https, etc.  However, we have to release/renew the WAN interface IP since Rogers provides the dynamic IP.  Should we stay with this service or move on to DSL, which is available in our area? The following is the log when this happened (nfe0 is the WAN interace) ???…

    Sep 9 18:39:22 dhclient[13493]: exiting.
    Sep 9 18:39:22 dhclient[13493]: exiting.
    Sep 9 18:39:54 routed[1214]: IP_ADD_MEMBERSHIP ALLROUTERS: Invalid argument
    Sep 9 18:39:54 routed[1214]: IP_ADD_MEMBERSHIP ALLROUTERS: Invalid argument
    Sep 9 18:39:54 routed[1214]: nfe0 has a bad address
    Sep 9 18:39:54 routed[1214]: nfe0 has a bad address
    Sep 9 18:39:54 dhclient[33897]: DHCPREQUEST on nfe0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67
    Sep 9 18:39:55 dhclient[33897]: DHCPACK from 12.245.67.1
    Sep 9 18:39:55 routed[1214]: IP_ADD_MEMBERSHIP ALLROUTERS: Invalid argument
    Sep 9 18:39:55 routed[1214]: IP_ADD_MEMBERSHIP ALLROUTERS: Invalid argument
    Sep 9 18:39:55 dhclient[33897]: bound to 12.245.67.21 – renewal in 43200 seconds.
    Sep 9 18:39:59 check_reload_status: rc.newwanip starting
    Sep 9 18:39:59 php: : Informational: rc.newwanip is starting .
    Sep 9 18:39:59 php: : rc.newwanip working with (IP address: 12.245.67.21) (interface: wan) (interface real: nfe0).



  • I don't understand what you mean by:

    @nerdy:

    However, we have to release/renew the WAN interface IP since Rogers provides the dynamic IP.



  • It sounds like the rogers modem needs to be configured slightly different. There be some conflicts with the modem lan and pfs wan setup. I'm gonna blame the modem. if you can log into the modem remember you just want it to talk to the internet for you and thats all. I know the newer rogers modems have a config page you can get to and tweak.

    I have rogers too just not the wireless. I planing to switch back to DSL b/c it run the same 10mbps/80kbps as cable. (Look into Primus if you do want switch)


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