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Date:      Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:25:48 +0800
From:      Erich Dollansky <freebsd.ed.lists@sumeritec.com>
To:        B J <va6bmj@gmail.com>
Cc:        Chris Gordon <freebsd@theory14.net>, freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Problems Connecting Laptop To Modem
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On Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:48:32 +0000
B J <va6bmj@gmail.com> 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 192.168.0.12 netmask 255.255.255.0"

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

defaultrouter="192.168.0.xxx"

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. 

Erich



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