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Date:      Mon, 19 Feb 2007 16:08:04 +0100
From:      Guido Demmenie <rottweilertje@rottnic.nl>
To:        Manfred Frey <mwf1@gmx.de>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Asking for help on first installation
Message-ID:  <A5B94410-1973-4B79-8723-336CD13589D6@rottnic.nl>
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On Feb 19, 2007, at 2:48 PM, Manfred Frey wrote:

> 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
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/install- 
> media.html
>
> I arrive at figure  Figure 2-27. Set Network Configuration for  
> ed0.  See page
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/install- 
> post.html
>
> I don't know what to put in "host", "domain", "IPv4 gateway" and  
> "domain server".
>
> My ISP is German Telekom.
> I'm using a CompuShack gateway/4-port switch
> Connecting to my 3-COMs RJ45 jack
>
> My computer is 192.168.0.4
> The local gateway is 192.168.0.1
> The subnet mask is 255.255.255.0
> The gateway's internet address changes as it is assigned when  
> connecting.
>
> Who's host name has to be used ?
> I'm logging into Telekom as xxxxxxxxxxx@t-online.de .  Is "t- 
> online.de" the required domain ?
> The installation probes IP numbers like 217.237.151.142 for the  
> name server. Is that what's needed ?

Probably trying to use DHCP to discover all these settings would be  
the easiest way, for the router/gateway will give you all the needed  
info.

--
Guido
http://www.rottnic.nl



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