You're one step closer. When doing network configuration, make sure you list a valid and real DNS server. Try setting it up to use the DNS at your ISP, or the winroute if it provides DNS.
On Sunday 23 February 2003 0:08, Vaughan Moore wrote: > Thanks so much for the suggestion. When I use passive mode I get an > error message "Could not open ftp connection to ftp3.freebsd.org. > Service not available, closing control connection." When I hit OK > another error message comes up "unable to initialize selected media. > Would you like to adjust you media configuration and try again?" When I > do that, I go through the network configuration process again, but I get > an immediate error message "Cannot resolve host name ftp3.freebsd.org! > Are you sure that your name server, gateway and network interface are > correctly configured?" I'm using DHCP, and it is pulling the correct > IP's for these. > > Here's the log in my Winroute NAT. What do you think I'm doing wrong? > > Vaughan > > > Interface Table: > Interface Status Medium IP address > NAT Index > NETGEAR FA310TX Fast Ethe... Up Ethernet 10.10.1.1 50331652 > NETGEAR FA311 Fast Ethern... Up Ethernet 10.10.1.0 67108869 > Dial in adapter Down RAS 0.0.0.0 0 > line1 Up RAS 188.8.131.52 > on 16777218 dhcp > > TCP/IP stack's Routing Table: > Net Mask Gateway Interface Metric > 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 line1 1 > 10.10.1.0 255.255.255.0 NETGEAR FA310TX Fast Ethe... 2 > 10.10.1.0 255.255.255.0 NETGEAR FA311 Fast Ethern... 2 > 184.108.40.206 255.255.0.0 line1 1 > > DNS: query 10.10.1.210:1024 -> 10.10.1.1:53 for ftp3.freebsd.org > dns: query from 10.10.1.210:1024 id 41361 > dns: question: A, ftp3.freebsd.org > dns: reply: ftp3.freebsd.org has 220.127.116.11 > DNS: query 10.10.1.210:1025 -> 10.10.1.1:53 for ftp3.freebsd.org > dns: query from 10.10.1.210:1025 id 41362 > dns: question: A, ftp3.freebsd.org > dns: reply: ftp3.freebsd.org has 18.104.22.168 > TCP: packet 1278, length 74, 10.10.1.210:1024 -> 22.214.171.124:21, flags: > SYN , seq:4161382813 ack:0 > TCP: packet 1282, length 74, 126.96.36.199:45050 -> 188.8.131.52:21, > flags: SYN , seq:4161382813 ack:0 > > - > Snip - Repeats 8 times and drops down to a length of 60 after try > number 3 > > DNS: query 184.108.40.206:45051 -> 220.127.116.11:53 for > 18.104.22.168.in-addr.arpa > DNS: query 22.214.171.124:45052 -> 126.96.36.199:53 for > 188.8.131.52.in-addr.arpa > TCP: packet 1323, length 74, 184.108.40.206:21 -> 220.127.116.11:45050, > flags: SYN ACK , seq:77305705 ack:4161382814 > TCP: packet 1327, length 74, 18.104.22.168:21 -> 10.10.1.210:1024, flags: > SYN ACK , seq:77305705 ack:4161382814 > TCP: packet 1328, length 60, 10.10.1.210:1024 -> 22.214.171.124:21, flags: > RST , seq:4161382814 ack:0 > > This is where the install program quit and asked if I wanted to retry. > > -----Original Message----- > From: Willie Viljoen [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf > Of Willie Viljoen > Sent: Saturday, February 22, 2003 11:26 AM > To: Vaughan Moore > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: FTP installation through a NAT on a DSL connection > > On Saturday 22 February 2003 16:55, Vaughan Moore wrote: > > I'm installing 4.7 at home. The Intel box is behind a NAT running on a > > Win98 box with ZoneAlarm running. The point of installing 4.7 is so > > that I can replace the 98 box as my gateway to my Verizon DSL > > connection. > > > > My installation fails when the program tries to access one of the ftp > > servers. When the time-out occurs I get an installation media error > > message. > > > > I know that my subnet on the NAT works because when I plug a 2000 > > machine into the gateway I can access the Internet. However, I had to > > lower the Max MTU settings in the registry to do it. I understand that > > PPPoE requires a lower MTU setting, but I'm not sure how to set MTU in > > the installation program. > > > > Can anyone help me with the problem? > > > > Vaughan Moore > > I'm almost sure MTU is not the problem in this case, the Windows machine > should be taking care of that. Try setting FTP into passive mode in the > installer's options screen, or turning off passive mode if that's the > default on your version. Windows 98 NATs are not famous for handling FTP > properly. > > -- > Willie Viljoen > Freelance IT Consultant > > 214 Paul Kruger Avenue, Universitas > Bloemfontein > 9321 > South Africa > > +27 51 522 15 60 > +27 51 522 44 36 (after hours) > +27 82 404 03 27 (mobile) > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- Willie Viljoen Freelance IT Consultant 214 Paul Kruger Avenue, Universitas Bloemfontein 9321 South Africa +27 51 522 15 60 +27 51 522 44 36 (after hours) +27 82 404 03 27 (mobile) [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message