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Date:      Wed, 29 Apr 1998 14:18:36 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Vince Fumo <vince@fumo.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: install problem
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.96.980429141809.13203L-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <000001bd6f81$f7351f40$16262a90@laetitia.ibx.com>

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On Fri, 24 Apr 1998, Vince Fumo wrote:

> I'm trying to install using the boot floopy I made according to the web
> page. The flopy works great and install works well until I get to the fpt
> section. At this point, I'm not sure what to put into the ppp info screen. I
> have an isp that has no Unix Shell access, just a regular PPP account. Since
> it's a dialup, my ip is assigned dynamicly. Anyway, here's a sample of the
> info I put into the boxes:
> 
> host : fast.net
> domain : fast.net
> dns : (whatever my DNS # is ...i don't remember it right this second)
> 
> for gateway, I don't know what to put and for the ip, I put 0

Leave it blank, actually.

> anyway... I get to the terminal screen and dial up my ISP ok, then I enter
> my user name and password and get to PPP where it gives me my ip address. At
> this point, I press Alt-F3 oto get back to the installer and I immediately
> get an error that the ftp site can't be found.

Try typing `add 0 0 HISADDR' after you get the PPP> prompt (in capitals).


Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major



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