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Date:      Tue, 5 May 2020 19:34:24 +0000
From:      Brandon helsley <>
To:        Polytropon <>
Cc:        "" <>
Subject:   Re: bsd install
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When I do this I get no ip addresses for ipv4 in the resolver configuration

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From: Polytropon <>
Sent: Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:18:48 PM
To: Brandon helsley <>
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Subject: Re: bsd install

On Tue, 5 May 2020 18:53:18 +0000, Brandon helsley wrote:
> Do I need to go through the whole installer. Once I submit it will
> make the changes without wiping my disc?

The easiest way, if you just wish to change network settings,
is to explicitely jump to that selection:

        # bsdinstall netconfig

This will bring up the "Configuring Network Interfaces" menu.

See "man bsdinstall" for details.

Further information here:

Please note that I have never personally used bsdinstall for
that specific task, so I don't know for sure if what you will
see does match the description in the handbook, but common
sense suggests that the installed system will not be wiped.

Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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