FreeBSD 6.0: Problem with network, doesn't use default gateway

Christer Folkesson christer at
Tue Jan 3 07:18:48 PST 2006

Hi, this is my first message to the mailing-list. I hope that I have 
enough information about the problem.

The problem is that my FreeBSD 6.0 (release) won't use the default route
(gateway). So I can't access anything on the internet.

Hardware and network equipment:
Dell latitude D810 (Pentium M 2.0 GHz, 1.5 GB of primary memory, broadcom
gigabit/fast/"normal" ethernet controller).
The broadcom chip uses the bge driver. I have looked in the man page for 
and no troubles or something like that is mentioned.
IPv4 address: /25

The gateway is a netgear RP614 broadband router. IPv4: /25

Also a windows 2003 server is acting as DNS-server for my network.

FreeBSD shares the computer with windows XP pro SP2 using dual boot.
In windows it works fine so this convince me that it's a software 
problem in

As said, it works perfectly fine inside the LAN, but not outside.

I include a dmesg output (at the bottom) if that is of any importance 
and also
output from ifconfig, netstat -nr, ping and traceroute.
I was logged in as root while testing this.
Notice that because I'm using an internal DNS-server I can do lookups.
Obviously that wouldn't have been possible with the DNS-server provided 
by my

alcoy# ifconfig
       inet6 fe80::214:22ff:fee1:41be%bge0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1
       inet netmask 0xffffff80 broadcast
       ether 00:14:22:e1:41:be
       media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex> )
       status: active
lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 16384
       inet6 ::1 prefixlen 128
       inet6 fe80::1%lo0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x2
       inet netmask 0xff000000
alcoy# netstat -nr
Routing tables

Destination        Gateway            Flags    Refs      Use  Netif Expire
default        UGS         0       52   bge0          UH          0       52    lo0   link#1             UC          0        0   bge0      00:09:5b:10:de:14  UHLW        2      190   bge0   1182      00:05:5d:0c:f8:23  UHLW        1       29   bge0

Destination                       Gateway                       
Flags      Netif Expire
::1                               ::1                           
UH          lo0
fe80::%bge0/64                    link#1                        
UC         bge0
fe80::214:22ff:fee1:41be%bge0     00:14:22:e1:41:be             
UHL         lo0
fe80::%lo0/64                     fe80::1%lo0                   
U           lo0
fe80::1%lo0                       link#2                        
UHL         lo0
ff01::/32                         ::1                           
U           lo0
ff02::%bge0/32                    link#1                        
UC         bge0
ff02::%lo0/32                     ::1                           
UC          lo0
alcoy# traceroute
traceroute to (, 64 hops max, 40 byte packets
1  sentinel (  0.524 ms  0.518 ms  0.515 ms
2  * * *
alcoy# ping sentinel
PING ( 56 data bytes
64 bytes from icmp_seq=0 ttl=250 time=0.669 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=250 time=0.679 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=2 ttl=250 time=0.673 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=3 ttl=250 time=0.673 ms
--- ping statistics ---
4 packets transmitted, 4 packets received, 0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/stddev = 0.669/0.673/0.679/0.004 ms

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FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE #0: Thu Nov  3 09:36:13 UTC 2005
   root at x64.samsco.home:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC
ACPI APIC Table: <DELL   CPi R  >
Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0
CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 2.00GHz (1995.15-MHz 686-class CPU)
 Origin = "GenuineIntel"  Id = 0x6d8  Stepping = 8

 AMD Features=0x100000<NX>
real memory  = 1610448896 (1535 MB)
avail memory = 1569087488 (1496 MB)
ioapic0: Changing APIC ID to 1
ioapic0 <Version 2.0> irqs 0-23 on motherboard
npx0: [FAST]
npx0: <math processor> on motherboard
npx0: INT 16 interface
acpi0: <DELL CPi R  > on motherboard
pci_link0: <ACPI PCI Link LNKA> irq 11 on acpi0
pci_link1: <ACPI PCI Link LNKB> irq 10 on acpi0
pci_link2: <ACPI PCI Link LNKC> irq 9 on acpi0
pci_link3: <ACPI PCI Link LNKD> irq 7 on acpi0
pci_link4: <ACPI PCI Link LNKE> on acpi0
pci_link5: <ACPI PCI Link LNKF> on acpi0
pci_link6: <ACPI PCI Link LNKH> on acpi0
Timecounter "ACPI-fast" frequency 3579545 Hz quality 1000
acpi_timer0: <24-bit timer at 3.579545MHz> port 0x1008-0x100b on acpi0
cpu0: <ACPI CPU> on acpi0
acpi_throttle0: <ACPI CPU Throttling> on cpu0
acpi_acad0: <AC Adapter> on acpi0
battery0: <ACPI Control Method Battery> on acpi0
battery1: <ACPI Control Method Battery> on acpi0
acpi_lid0: <Control Method Lid Switch> on acpi0
acpi_button0: <Power Button> on acpi0
acpi_button1: <Sleep Button> on acpi0
pcib0: <ACPI Host-PCI bridge> port 0xcf8-0xcff on acpi0
pci0: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib0
pcib1: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 1.0 on pci0
pci1: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib1
pci1: <display, VGA> at device 0.0 (no driver attached)
pcib2: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 28.0 on pci0
pci2: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib2
bge0: <Broadcom BCM5751 Gigabit Ethernet, ASIC rev. 0x4001> mem 
0xdfcf0000-0xdfcfffff irq 16 at device 0.0 on pci2
miibus0: <MII bus> on bge0
brgphy0: <BCM5750 10/100/1000baseTX PHY> on miibus0
brgphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, 1000baseTX, 
1000baseTX-FDX, auto
bge0: Ethernet address: 00:14:22:e1:41:be
uhci0: <Intel 82801FB/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6) USB controller USB-A> port 
0xbf80-0xbf9f irq 16 at device 29.0 on pci0
usb0: <Intel 82801FB/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6) USB controller USB-A> on uhci0
usb0: USB revision 1.0
uhub0: Intel UHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub0: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
uhci1: <Intel 82801FB/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6) USB controller USB-B> port 
0xbf60-0xbf7f irq 17 at device 29.1 on pci0
usb1: <Intel 82801FB/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6) USB controller USB-B> on uhci1
usb1: USB revision 1.0
uhub1: Intel UHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub1: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
uhci2: <Intel 82801FB/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6) USB controller USB-C> port 
0xbf40-0xbf5f irq 18 at device 29.2 on pci0
usb2: <Intel 82801FB/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6) USB controller USB-C> on uhci2
usb2: USB revision 1.0
uhub2: Intel UHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub2: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
uhci3: <Intel 82801FB/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6) USB controller USB-D> port 
0xbf20-0xbf3f irq 19 at device 29.3 on pci0
usb3: <Intel 82801FB/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6) USB controller USB-D> on uhci3
usb3: USB revision 1.0
uhub3: Intel UHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub3: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
ehci0: <EHCI (generic) USB 2.0 controller> mem 0xffa80800-0xffa80bff irq 
16 at device 29.7 on pci0
usb4: EHCI version 1.0
usb4: companion controllers, 2 ports each: usb0 usb1 usb2 usb3
usb4: <EHCI (generic) USB 2.0 controller> on ehci0
usb4: USB revision 2.0
uhub4: Intel EHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub4: 8 ports with 8 removable, self powered
pcib3: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 30.0 on pci0
pci3: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib3
cbb0: <PCI-CardBus Bridge> at device 1.0 on pci3
cardbus0: <CardBus bus> on cbb0
pccard0: <16-bit PCCard bus> on cbb0
pci3: <simple comms> at device 1.5 (no driver attached)
pci3: <network> at device 3.0 (no driver attached)
pci0: <multimedia, audio> at device 30.2 (no driver attached)
isab0: <PCI-ISA bridge> at device 31.0 on pci0
isa0: <ISA bus> on isab0
atapci0: <Intel ICH6 SATA150 controller> port 
0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6,0x170-0x177,0x376,0xbfa0-0xbfaf irq 17 at device 31.2 
on pci0
atapci0: failed to enable memory mapping!
ata0: <ATA channel 0> on atapci0
ata1: <ATA channel 1> on atapci0
acpi_tz0: <Thermal Zone> on acpi0
atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> port 0x60,0x64,0x62,0x66 irq 1 on 
atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> irq 1 on atkbdc0
kbd0 at atkbd0
atkbd0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0
psm0: model GlidePoint, device ID 0
pmtimer0 on isa0
orm0: <ISA Option ROM> at iomem 0xc0000-0xcffff on isa0
ppc0: parallel port not found.
sc0: <System console> at flags 0x100 on isa0
sc0: VGA <16 virtual consoles, flags=0x300>
sio0: configured irq 4 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
sio0: port may not be enabled
sio0 at port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 flags 0x10 on isa0
sio0: type 8250 or not responding
sio1: configured irq 3 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
sio1: port may not be enabled
vga0: <Generic ISA VGA> at port 0x3c0-0x3df iomem 0xa0000-0xbffff on isa0
ugen0: vendor 0x413c product 0x8103, rev 2.00/16.57, addr 2
Timecounter "TSC" frequency 1995145893 Hz quality 800
Timecounters tick every 1.000 msec
ad0: 76319MB <Seagate ST9808211A 8.03> at ata0-master UDMA100
acd0: DVDR <TSSTcorp DVD+/-RW TS-L532B/DE03> at ata1-master UDMA33
Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/ad0s3a
bge0: link state changed to UP

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