Problems Connecting Laptop To Modem

Gary Aitken freebsd at
Fri Jun 15 16:49:45 UTC 2018

On 06/14/18 22:08, B J wrote:
> <snip>
>>> hostname="VA6BMJ"
>>> ifconfig_nfe0="inet netmask"
>> if you have this line, you have to have a line like this:
>> defaultrouter=""
>> 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
>> problem.
> <snip>
> That didn't change anything after I added the line to rc.conf.

You can't just add the default router line without a bit of knowledge
about what the IP address of the default router actually is.  Do you
know what the 192.168.0.* address for the router is?  I suggested because that is often the default, but not necessarily so.

> That might be worth considering, but I don't have to do it with my
> other FreeBSD machines.

Can you post the result of "netstat -rn" from one of those other


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