How to select/choose new NIC under FreeBSD?

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Fri Sep 26 12:07:05 UTC 2008

>>1. How to tell FreeBSD to which NIC to use?
>>2. Where else I should make changes under /etc folder?
>In the file /etc/rc.conf edit the line that looks like this now
>ifconfig_bge0="inet  netmask"
>Change bge0 (could be a different name in your config) to the driver =
>name of the intel card, proberly em0 look at dmesg for the real name.

	You may also need to check your firewall rules, if any.

					Robert Huff

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