WAN not automatically connected (AC86U, merlin 384.19)

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New Around Here

Recently I changed my AC86Us firmware from asuswrt to merlin (384.19) with a previously hard reset. Everything is working fine, VPN was done in seconds. I am very happy except that version 384.19 is not connecting automatically to WAN after restart or powerup. Switching off/on the Internet-connection manually activates the WAN-connection successfully.

Deactivating VPN didn't solve, but stepping back to 384.18 solved this problem.

Any idea how to get 384.19 connecting automatically?


New Around Here
My "WAN"port does not connect directly to the ISP , but to the DSL-modem/router.
The AC86U has a static ip in a 172.x.x.x. / net. This configuration works fine with 384.18.


New Around Here
My ISP is Swisscom.
My setup looks like this:

Swisscom <---->DSL-modem/router( <---->AC86U(stat.IP<---->(W)LAN (172.24.22.x)
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