network configuration problem

Johannes-Maria Kaltenbach johannes-maria at
Tue Apr 8 16:37:04 UTC 2008


many thanks for your help.

The problem was already solved with the first answer I read
by Steve Bertrand,
> You essentially gave yourself an address outside of the gateways LAN
> address scope, and then proceeded to route all unknown traffic to yourself.
> You probably want:
> # ifconfig rl0
> ...and
> # route add default

Tanks also for your hint:

> Then, for name resolution:
> # echo "nameserver ip.of.isp.dns" >> /etc/resolv.conf

I'm also thankful for all the other replies to my question, of course;
always happy to learn something.


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