Asking for help on first installation
rottweilertje at rottnic.nl
Mon Feb 19 15:35:45 UTC 2007
On Feb 19, 2007, at 2:48 PM, Manfred Frey wrote:
> Hi FreeBSD folks,
> I'm a UNIX user for some time but now I'm trying to install my
> first FreeBSD system
> 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
> your help.
> 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 server".
> 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
> 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 188.8.131.52 for the
> name server. Is that what's needed ?
Probably trying to use DHCP to discover all these settings would be
the easiest way, for the router/gateway will give you all the needed
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