Problems Connecting Laptop To Modem

Erich Dollansky freebsd.ed.lists at
Fri Jun 15 02:26:53 UTC 2018

On Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:48:32 +0000
B J <va6bmj at> wrote:

> <snip>
> > we are coming closer. Your machine has no connection to the outside
> > world. You could add it manually. It would be better to find the
> > root cause and eliminate it.
> >
> > Can you copy /etc/rc.conf into your answer?  
> <snip>
> hostname="VA6BMJ"
> ifconfig_nfe0="inet netmask"

if you have this line, you have to have a line like this:


where the address has to be the address of the router this machine is
connected to.

A hostname entry would be nice too but I think it will not affect this


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