On Sat, Jun 19, 2004 at 02:40:41PM -0700, Dave wrote: > > I want to turn DHCP on my router off. > How can I use FreeBSD to get an IP addresss from it? When the system > boots, it runs dhclient, which hangs for awhile before getting anything. > > What is the better way?
Using a fixed IP, by adding defaultrouter="192.168.1.2" ifconfig_ed1="inet 192.168.1.210 netmask 255.255.255.0" to your /etc/rc.conf (be sure to substitute your device and the correct ip's), and listing the nameserver(s) in /etc/resolv.conf That way you won't need your DHCP-server anymore. GH _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"