peter_barton_bsd at hotmail.com
Mon Aug 9 08:44:36 PDT 2004
No, I am sure of it because I used my rl0 to connect to the LAN and download
all kinds of stuff from the Internet. At that point my FreeBSD was a just
box behind a Linksys router connected to the Comcast cable modem and it
worked just fine. Then I added IP filtering, rebuilt the kernel, and changed
rc.conf along with some other files according to the info I found on the
Internet. Now neither of my card works. I got it working some time ago for
awhile though - I ran sysinstall/Config/Networking and asked for DHCP
search. I actually got the IP address, host name and DNS server IP address
from Comcast but then something changed and I never saw it again. I am
really dissapointed by how much time I have spent on it without any decent
>From: Josh Paetzel <josh at tcbug.org>
>To: questions at freebsd.org
>CC: Peter Barton <peter_barton_bsd at hotmail.com>
>Subject: Re: DHCP help
>Date: Sun, 8 Aug 2004 18:33:47 -0500
>On Sunday 08 August 2004 18:10, Peter Barton wrote:
> > Hello -
> > I have been struggling with my DHCP connection for quite some time
> > and even though my interent search yielded some information that I
> > used, the whole thing still won't work. My problem is that my
> > dhclient never finds any DHCP servers on the Comcast network. The
> > default dhclient that came with the installation simply times out,
> > the other one that I 'make installed' according to the info posted
> > at
> > http://networking.ringofsaturn.com.Unix/ipnatdfirewall.php keeps
> > complaining about my subnet(s). I would greatly appreciate any
> > help, I have spent a lot of time on this without any luck.
> > Thanks,
> > Peter
> > Here's my rc.conf------------------------------------
> > # -- sysinstall generated deltas -- # Sat Jul 17 06:31:46 2004
> > # Created: Sat Jul 17 06:31:46 2004
> > # Enable network daemons for user convenience.
> > # Please make all changes to this file, not to
> > /etc/defaults/rc.conf. # This file now contains just the overrides
> > from /etc/defaults/rc.conf.
> > linux_enable="YES"
> > moused_enable="YES"
> > usbd_enable="YES"
> > natd_enable="YES"
> > natd_flags="-s -u -m"
> > firewall_enable="YES"
> > firewall_quiet="NO"
> > firewall_logging_enable="YES"
> > firewal_type="open"
> > gateway_enable="YES"
> > ifconfig_rl0="inet 192.168.254.1 up netmask 255.255.255.0"
> > ifconfig_rl1="DHCP"
> > #defaultrouter="192.168.1.1"
> > hostname="bsd.peterbohm.com"
>Perhaps you have the cables for rl0 and rl1 reversed?
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