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Date:      Tue, 2 Jan 1996 10:30:41 -0500 (EST)
From:      Chuck Robey <>
To:        Terry Rossi <>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Hangs after ifconfig on boot
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On Tue, 2 Jan 1996, Terry Rossi wrote:

> I have an increasingly more frequently problem with 2.1R hanging
> during system boot-up.  Right after the boot-up shows me the
> ifconfig information for my ethernet device "ed1" it hangs 
> until I hit <cntrl>-C.  Then for all of the network deamons
> I have to also hit <cntrl>-c to get to a login prompt.  
> After I login, I notice that the default route is not set and
> I cannot ping localhost.  After I add "route add default myrouter" I
> can ping the world, but I still cannot ping "localhost"
> Any networking quru's want to venture a quess here.  I don't 
> think it is a configuration issue, as nothing has changed (famous
> last words)...

At a guess, I would say that your machine isn't being able to resolve 
addresses correctly.  Is your /etc/resolv.conf showing a good address for 
a nameserver?  Actually, I guess you ought to have two addresses for a 
nameserver here.

> TIA  Terry
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