network configuration problem

Johannes-Maria Kaltenbach johannes-maria at
Wed Apr 9 08:02:58 UTC 2008


Steve Bertrand wrote:
> Johannes-Maria Kaltenbach wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > many thanks for your help.
> >
> > The problem was already solved with the first answer I read
> > by Steve Bertrand,
> Derek does have an important point.
> If you ever need to add any other workstations to the network, you will
> want to ensure that the IP you added to FreeBSD manually does not fall
> within the DHCP scope of the gateway.
> For instance, if you plug a Windows PC into the gateway, it will by
> default request an address via DHCP. If the gateway provides the Windows
> PC the same address as FreeBSD, you will have communication problems.
> Regards,
> Steve

I've changed the address according to Derek's helpful explanation.

Thank you both for your valuable help.


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