How to get internet working on installed freebsd 5.1
duns0014 at umn.edu
Tue Jan 4 22:00:26 PST 2005
On Wednesday, January 05, 2005 04:57 am, Hexren wrote:
> JD> I installed freebsd 5.1 on my computer when it was not connected to any
> JD> network (but my ethernet card was attached). Now that my computer has
> a JD> network connection, I can't access any internet sites, it says it
> can't find JD> the host. I've installed freebsd 5.1 on this same computer
> when it was JD> connected to a network and the internet worked right away.
> I also have linux JD> on this computer and it can connect to the internet
> JD> So my question is how do I get the internet working on freebsd? Is
> there a JD> simple command I can run or do I edit some text file? Thanks.
> JD> _______________________________________________
> How exactly is the Computer connected ? (dsl, cable, isdn)
Cable, with a router and modem in between.
> Have you tested simple IP conectivity ? (ping 18.104.22.168 (that is
It said there was no route to host.
> If you can ping a host using IP number but not using DNS name how does
> your /etc/resolv.conf look under FBSD and how does it look under Linux
Under debian, resolv.conf says:
this file does not exist under freebsd. I created one with the same info as
the linux one and even after reboot, it did not help.
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