On Mon, Jan 28, 2008 at 04:29:49PM -0500, Bhuvaneswari Ramkumar wrote: > I'm a newbie FreeBSD user, I've just installed the 5.5 version. > I know this is a very silly question but I've searched the archives and any > suggestions are welcome. > > I think my system is not connected to the internet or any external network, > ping dosent work ( nor ftp or dig) > > When I try to do a post-install configuration and choose to enable the inetd > daemon option from the sysinstall, it doesnt invoke the editor to change the > inetd.conf at all, so I did a root-login and enabled ftp, even pftp and > other services in the file as mentioned in the installation document.
This file affects running an ftp server, not an ftp client from the command line. > But still I'm unable to ftp to any server, the message I get is ftp: > hostname or servname not known or not provided. > > Do you guys have any ideas ? Send the list the output of the following commands: # ifconfig -a # netstat -rn With that info, we can probably help you out better. -- Chris Cowart Network Technical Lead Network & Infrastructure Services, RSSP-IT UC Berkeley
Description: PGP signature