On Sat, 22 Nov 2008, Glen Barber wrote:

On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 8:43 AM, Pieter Donche <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
On Sat, 22 Nov 2008, Glen Barber wrote:

The PC with WMware is connect to internet. Should one configure
Ethernet then. If yes, what static IP parameters must one enter??

This would be contingent on how you have networking set up.  Do you
have NAT or Bridged only?  If NAT, use rc.conf with the inet address
of your choice and the netmask for your NAT.

My PC is connected to Internet using an ADSL modem to connect to an ISP.
It uses IP 10.0.0.somevalue, netmask, no gateway specified
and two DNS server IP addresses which my ISP asked to use.

Is this 'NAT' or 'Bridged'.

You'd have to tell me; it's your VM. Check the network settings in the
management interface.

(I previously installed an openSUSE 10.3 VM, and needed not enter any
TCP/IP parameter, and could use netwerking afterwards)

The default settings of my VMware are (from Edit / Virtual Network Editor)

Virt. Network - Summary - Subnet - DHCP
VMnet0 (Bridged) - Bridged to an automatically choosen adapter - -
VMnet1 (Host-only) - A private nw shared with the host - - Enabled
VMnet8 (NAT) - Used to share the host's IP address - - Enabled

Automatic Bridging
CHECKED: AUtomatically choose an available physical netwerk adapter to
bridge to VMnet0

Host Virtual Netwerk Mapping
VMnet0  Brigded to an automatically chosen adapter
    (here I can also select my physical network card)
VMnet1 VMware Network Adapter VMnet1 (only choice)
VMnet2 (and 3 to 7 and 9): Not bridged
    (here I can also select my physical network card)
VMnet8 VMware Network Adapter VMnet8 (only choice)

Host Virtual Adapters
Network Adpater                  Virt.Nw   Status
VMware Network Adapter VMnet1     VMnet1   Enabled
VMware Network Adapter VMnet8     VMnet8   Enabled

Virtual Network Subnet  Netmask Description
VMnet1  vmnet1
VMnet8  vmnet8

VMnet host:  VMnet8
Gateway IP address  :   [ grey ]
Netmask:       [ grey ]
Nat Service
 Service Status: Started
 Service request: [ empty ]

Can I enter values and then what values, for host, domain, IPV4 gateway,
Name server, IPV4 address, netmask in the screen presented during FreeBSD
or should i use Cancel in that screen and make changes in system files (and
what changes in what system files)?

Either will work.

Glen Barber

"If you have any trouble sounding condescending, find a Unix user to
show you how it's done."
--Scott Adams

freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list
To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"

Reply via email to