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Old 07-07-2004, 11:38 AM   #1
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DHCP: Host name lookup failure

Alright, I'm a newbie at FreeBSD(used to use linux) and I have a problem(had it in linux, but the solution is not applicable here). I started up FreeBSD, everything went fine, but I can only ping IP addresses, not DNSs. I know this is a host name error, but I use dhcp. I also tried editing my DHCP config, but it doesn't save it in /stand/sysinstall(I don't even know my name server, so I don't know why I did that. If anyone know a way to fix the nameserver, that would be helpful. (NOTE: Gateway address is, don't know if that'll help). Please help me, I really want to try the ports system.
Old 07-07-2004, 11:53 AM   #2
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Old 07-08-2004, 11:01 AM   #3
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Reinstalled with the new 5.2.1 and it works, apparently 4.9 doesn't work with my DHCP. Oh well, function over stability!


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