Network connectivity between FreeBSD and Linux
wmoran at collaborativefusion.com
Fri Sep 15 05:31:50 PDT 2006
In response to Arindam <arindam.mukerjee at gmail.com>:
> > >From the FreeBSD box, can you ping the loopback address: 127.0.0.1, if
> > so, can you ping your ip address: 10.0.0.101. If so, can you ping your
> > gateway? Did you set a gateway in /etc/rc.conf?
> loopback: Yes I can ping it.
> 10.0.0.101: Yes again I can ping it. But I set this as the gateway. I
> just got two home PCs connected to each other over a 5-port switch
> with. 10.0.0.100 and 10.0.0.101 (this one). I set this as the gateway
> because a while later when I hook this to the web, this will be the
> box. And I might add a couple of more boxes to this network at best.
Don't do that. It may be the cause of your problem -- in any case,
it's incorrect. Leave the system without a gateway if you don't have
> I did not set a gateway in /etc/rc.conf. I configured the whole thing
> using sysinstall and a couple of times after that using ifconfig (ip
> addr and netmask).
If you did it via sysinstall, then it was written to rc.conf.
> > defaultrouter="your gateway ip address" # Set to default
> > gateway (or NO).
> But I guess whatever the method, such an entry would have been written
> to rc.conf.
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