how to config FBSD pc to work on non-dhcp lan
Andrew L. Gould
algould at datawok.com
Tue Jan 20 12:41:23 PST 2004
On Tuesday 20 January 2004 02:27 pm, fbsd_user wrote:
> Have FBSD gateway connected to internet with private Lan behind it.
> Manually configured an MS/Windows on Lan.
> Now trying to add FBSD PC to Lan.
> Put ifconfig statement in rc.conf to assign PC it's Lan IP address.
> Loaded resolv.conf with IP address of ISP's DNS server.
> Can ping gateway and Lan Windows box.
> Gateway and Lan windows box has public access.
> FBSD Lan PC can not ping Public Internet ip address or resolve
> domain names.
> Ping to public internet ip address get msg sendto no route to
> 10.0.10.0/29 is the Lan subnet. Gateway is 10.0.10.2. Windows box is
> The ifconfig display on both the gateway and FBSD lan box show the
> assigned IP address and broadcast ip address of 10.0.10.7 just like
> what I expected.
> What other config files need to be configured on the FBSD Lan PC to
> get it
> to communicate through the gateway to the public internet?
> This is what I has so far on the FBSD Lan PC
> moused_flags="-m 2=3"
> allscreens_flags="-m on -c blink -h 200"
> ifconfig_dc0="inet 10.0.10.1 netmask 255.255.255.248"
> nameserver 18.104.22.168
> The gateway's rc.conf has
> ifconfig_dc0="inet 10.0.10.2 netmask 255.255.255.248"
The new FreeBSD PC's /etc/rc.conf needs the following line:
Best of luck,
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