Asking for help on first installation
derek at computinginnovations.com
Mon Feb 19 14:32:06 UTC 2007
In general you will do better to do a new install from a bootable CD.
But here is what you need to know:
>"host" is whatever you want your server's host name to be. This doesn't
>really matter as you will be on a private LAN.
>"domain" again this doesn't matter as you will be on a private LAN
>"IPv4 gateway" your routers IP address, 192.168.0.1
>"domain server" your ISP Name server for DNS name resolution.
At 07:48 AM 2/19/2007, Manfred Frey wrote:
>Hi FreeBSD folks,
>I'm a UNIX user for some time but now I'm trying to install my first
>over the internet. I got along with the HW and pre-installation issues
>easily, the disk space
>is allocated, I know what to install. But I can't connect for download.
>I'd like to ask for
>On this handbook page
>I arrive at figure Figure 2-27. Set Network Configuration for ed0. See page
>I don't know what to put in "host", "domain", "IPv4 gateway" and "domain
>My ISP is German Telekom.
>I'm using a CompuShack gateway/4-port switch
>Connecting to my 3-COMs RJ45 jack
>My computer is 192.168.0.4
>The local gateway is 192.168.0.1
>The subnet mask is 255.255.255.0
>The gateway's internet address changes as it is assigned when connecting.
>Who's host name has to be used ?
>I'm logging into Telekom as xxxxxxxxxxx at t-online.de . Is "t-online.de"
>the required domain ?
>The installation probes IP numbers like 126.96.36.199 for the name
>server. Is that what's needed ?
>I would very much appreciate your help. I also won't need more help :-)
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