Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)
Date:      Wed, 7 Feb 1996 15:29:27 +1100 (EST)
From:      Anthony Hill <ahill@interconnect.com.au>
To:        "Sean O'Casey Hoss" <ocasey@UGAstro.Berkeley.EDU>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: freeBSD sysinstall
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.91.960207152417.22041E@tulpi.interconnect.com.au>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.SUN.3.90.960202154039.8948A-100000@ttauri>

Next in thread | Previous in thread | Raw E-Mail | Index | Archive | Help
On Tue, 6 Feb 1996, Sean O'Casey Hoss wrote:

> as FTP (primary site), left the ftp login as 'ftp' and 'anonymous', 
> created a FreeBSD partition on the 644MB of space left on the drive, and 
> let the Disk Label Editor use the default 'A' selection.  I connected to 
> my host provider (UC Berkeley's shared high speed terminal service) and 
> switched back to tty1.  The sysinstall program responded with "Cannot 
> resolve hostname 'ftp.freebsd.org'!  Are you sure that your name server, 
> gateway and network interface are configured?"  I tried several options 
> on settings before giving up on the attempt for that night.

Nope - this is your problem - you need to configure the things you 
mention. It sounds like you have not entered a correct IP number for your 
providers DNS machine. All your other problems could be a symptom of this.

Anthony Hill




Want to link to this message? Use this URL: <http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?Pine.BSI.3.91.960207152417.22041E>