Connect to Clear hub modem

Lars Eighner luvbeastie at
Thu May 24 11:51:04 UTC 2012

On Wed, 23 May 2012, Warren Block wrote:

> On Wed, 23 May 2012, Lars Eighner wrote:
>> Whoops!  By imaginary, I meant not really on the internet, but in
>> 198.168.x.x block reserved for private netting.
>> This combination of things seems to work in rc.conf:
>> network_interfaces="lo0 re0"
> That is normally not needed.
>> ifconfig="DCHP"
>> ifconfig_re0="inet netmask"
> These are variable assignments, and the second line overwrites the value 
> assigned by the first.  The first alone is preferable because DHCP will do 
> other setup, like the route and resolve.conf.

Actually, it seems DCHP won't do it alone.  But doing without DCHP does
work.  Since I gather DCHP && the other stuff can introduce contradictions,
I'm doing without DCHP until I understand this better.

If I can get to work with tty switching again, I'll further
investigate the combinations.

Lars Eighner
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