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Date:      Tue, 5 May 2020 18:51:23 -0400
From:      Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman@gmail.com>
To:        Brandon helsley <brandon.helsley@hotmail.com>
Cc:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>,  "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: bsd install
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On Tue, May 5, 2020 at 3:34 PM Brandon helsley <brandon.helsley@hotmail.com>
wrote:

> When I do this I get no ip addresses for ipv4 in the resolver configuration
>

DNS resolution is controlled by /etc/resolv.conf not /etc/rc.conf  see man
page for it


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> ________________________________
> From: Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
> Sent: Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:18:48 PM
> To: Brandon helsley <brandon.helsley@hotmail.com>
> Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
> 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:
>
> https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/bsdinstall-network.html
>
> 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.
>
>
>
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