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Date:      Tue, 19 Jan 2010 20:34:40 -0500
From:      Steve Bertrand <>
To:        Diego Montalvo <>
Cc:        "" <>
Subject:   Re: Automatic Network Settings at New Location
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Diego Montalvo wrote:
> weird, I had restarted FreeBSD, and did not work, needed to completely
> close down, reopen  virtualbox and relaunch FreeBSD...  DHCP kicked
> in!  Danke!

Niets te danken ;)

I didn't know that you were using Virtualbox. Since I've never used it
before, I don't know how that would affect the config loadup.

After re-re-reading your original post, I figured you must of had the
rc.conf setting in place, or else it wouldn't have worked in the first

Out of curiosity, does re-running `dhclient` rectify the situation when
moving between different networks, without a cold start?

fwiw, other than a couple of lab boxes, I don't have any FBSD boxes that
are on DHCP...


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