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Date:      Tue, 19 Jan 2010 18:05:00 -0500
From:      Steve Bertrand <steve@ibctech.ca>
To:        Diego Montalvo <dmontalvo@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Automatic Network Settings at New Location
Message-ID:  <4B563A9C.50703@ibctech.ca>
In-Reply-To: <4B5639F5.6070701@ibctech.ca>
References:  <aefec1611001191455s2b958411t56171959d01fe646@mail.gmail.com> <4B5639F5.6070701@ibctech.ca>

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Steve Bertrand wrote:
> Diego Montalvo wrote:
>> I am temporarily at a different location for the next day or so, and
>> need to connect to the internet via FreeBSD. My initial Network
>> settings where detected during setup using DCHP.  How do can I have
>> FreeBSD automatically detect the new network settings via DCHP?
> 
> # dhclient

Whoops! I think I misread that. How about setting:

ifconfig_em0="DHCP"

...in rc.conf, where em0 is your NIC?

Steve



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