geert.hendrickx at ua.ac.be
Sat Jun 19 15:11:52 PDT 2004
On Sat, Jun 19, 2004 at 02:40:41PM -0700, Dave wrote:
> I want to turn DHCP on my router off.
> How can I use FreeBSD to get an IP addresss from it? When the system
> boots, it runs dhclient, which hangs for awhile before getting anything.
> What is the better way?
Using a fixed IP, by adding
ifconfig_ed1="inet 192.168.1.210 netmask 255.255.255.0"
to your /etc/rc.conf (be sure to substitute your device and the correct
ip's), and listing the nameserver(s) in /etc/resolv.conf
That way you won't need your DHCP-server anymore.
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