Access to Time Warner cable network

Da Rock freebsd-questions at
Sun Apr 1 00:37:54 UTC 2012

On 04/01/12 09:52, Fbsd8 wrote:
> Just purchased an account on the northern Ohio Time Warner cable system.
> Having problem connecting to their service. Seems their dhcp server 
> has an ip address of which is not public routable. I know my 
> Freebsd 8.2 box functions because it worked fine under att service 
> which I just left for Time Warner service. MY xp laptop works fine 
> with time warner. I can see that during the connection hand shake they 
> first issue ip addresses 192.168.x.x then end up with real public 
> routable ip address for dns and my ip address. Just the dhcp ip is 
> XP seems to handle this connection hand shake ok.
> Does any one have any suggestions on how to get Freebsd 8.2 working 
> under TW?

Have you got a firewall or something else blocking dhcp from 
communicating? What does ifconfig say?

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