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Date:      Mon, 19 Feb 2007 14:48:39 +0100
From:      "Manfred Frey" <>
To:        <>
Subject:   Asking for help on first installation
Message-ID:  <000201c7542c$b9aa04d0$0300a8c0@euro1>

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Hi FreeBSD folks,

I'm a UNIX user for some time but now I'm trying to install my first =
FreeBSD system
over the internet. I got along with the HW and pre-installation issues =
easily, the disk space
is allocated, I know what to install. But I can't connect for download. =
I'd like to ask for
your help.

On this handbook page

I arrive at figure  Figure 2-27. Set Network Configuration for ed0.  See =

I don't know what to put in "host", "domain", "IPv4 gateway" and "domain =

My ISP is German Telekom.
I'm using a CompuShack gateway/4-port switch
Connecting to my 3-COMs RJ45 jack

My computer is
The local gateway is
The subnet mask is
The gateway's internet address changes as it is assigned when =

Who's host name has to be used ?
I'm logging into Telekom as .  Is "" =
the required domain ?
The installation probes IP numbers like for the name =
server. Is that what's needed ?

I would very much appreciate your help. I also won't need more help  :-)

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