Access to Time Warner cable network
freebsd-questions at herveybayaustralia.com.au
Sun Apr 1 01:57:03 UTC 2012
On 04/01/12 11:22, Al Plant wrote:
> Da Rock wrote:
>> On 04/01/12 10:52, Fbsd8 wrote:
>>> Da Rock wrote:
>>>> On 04/01/12 09:52, Fbsd8 wrote:
>>>>> Just purchased an account on the northern Ohio Time Warner cable
>>>>> Having problem connecting to their service. Seems their dhcp
>>>>> server has an ip address of 10.2.0.1 which is not public routable.
>>>>> I know my Freebsd 8.2 box functions because it worked fine under
>>>>> att service which I just left for Time Warner service. MY xp
>>>>> laptop works fine with time warner. I can see that during the
>>>>> connection hand shake they first issue ip addresses 192.168.x.x
>>>>> then end up with real public routable ip address for dns and my ip
>>>>> address. Just the dhcp ip is 10.2.0.1. XP seems to handle this
>>>>> connection hand shake ok.
>>>>> Does any one have any suggestions on how to get Freebsd 8.2
>>>>> working under TW?
>>>> Have you got a firewall or something else blocking dhcp from
>>>> communicating? What does ifconfig say?
>>> No firewall running and NIC status is "no carrier"
>> Actually I asked what the output of ifconfig was, but it looks like
>> your cable is not connected (or wifi- hard to tell without output. It
>> preempts many questions).
>> Try `ifconfig <NIC> up`, check the cable, etc. FreeBSD should be
>> responding just like Winblows here, but your network isn't connected
>> for whatever reason that will probably be clearer when we know what
>> ifconfig looks like. Hence dhcp will not work in these circumstances,
>> at least until you connect your network... :)
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> Make sure your connection to Road Runner or TW is set for DHCP. And
> make sure you can ping your NIC card and like Da Rock says see whats
> up with iconfig. If there is a switch on the line make sure it is
> plugged in. I have one customer I work for that lost his signal from
> TW Roadrunner and they had to come out to replace some link to a
> failed splitter on the house connection. Here in Hawaii we have a bad
> corrosion problem from the salt air. TW also needs the electric
> service to work here as well.
> Did they come to your location and run a test to their equipment? My
> neighbor had a recent cable outage of an existing cable on our block
> that was too low and a moving van hit it.
Apparently the Windows system works, so I'd assume all that side is ok-
just FBSD box is the issue.
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