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Date:      16 Sep 2002 18:46:23 +0000
From:      John-David Childs <noreply@nterprise.net>
To:        Pookie <madriax@garlic.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   RE: "Repair" for FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <1032201984.46339.352.camel@taliacyn.digitalglobe.com>
In-Reply-To: <000001c25c81$e6e948e0$0100a8c0@pookie>
References:  <000001c25c81$e6e948e0$0100a8c0@pookie>

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On Sun, 2002-09-15 at 06:33, Pookie wrote:
> Well the reason I ask is: I have a Win2K Server running ICS. 

I assume ICS = Internet Connect Sharing

Say both of
> them are connected fine. If I reboor the Win  box and start up ICS,
> FreeBSD is no longer able to communicate. Im assuming I have to restart
> or "repair" the interface

You probably have to run dhclient -i xl0 (or whatever device your
Ethernet card is).

> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey [mailto:grog@FreeBSD.org] 
> Sent: Saturday, September 14, 2002 10:59 PM
> To: Pookie
> Cc: freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
> Subject: Re: "Repair" for FreeBSD
> 
> On Saturday, 14 September 2002 at 22:43:32 -0700, Pookie wrote:
> > I need to figure out how to repair man Ethernet device, or restart it.
> I
> > noticed in windows you can "repair" one. How is this accomplished in
> > FBSD?
> 
> I think you're getting confused by terminology, or maybe I am.  If
> your device is broken, you'll have to replace it.  What do you really
> want to do?  To restart it, you could do something like
> 
>   # ifconfig ed0 down
>   # ifconfig ed0 up
> 
> That should never be necessary, though.
> 
> Greg
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