ditched wireless, went wired and still no internet

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Re: ditched wireless, went wired and still no internet

Postby lizbeth » Mon Sep 22, 2014 12:12 am

Using ifconfig_fxp0 doesn't seems to work with that line. Using ifconfig_alc0 allows me to disable and reenable the networking but I still get ether 00:00:00:00:00:00 on my ifconfig output but the inet is now 192.268.0.14 with a broadcast of 192.268.0.255
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Re: ditched wireless, went wired and still no internet

Postby lizbeth » Mon Sep 22, 2014 12:13 am

My modem admin page show nothing connected by the Ethernet.
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Re: ditched wireless, went wired and still no internet

Postby lizbeth » Mon Sep 22, 2014 12:16 am

My modem admin page show nothing connected by the Ethernet. I suppose I could try adding the static address using e MAC address of my computer and the .14 IP address in the modem admin page,
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Re: ditched wireless, went wired and still no internet

Postby ericbsd » Mon Sep 22, 2014 12:26 am

I did not specified that the replacement is in the /etc/rc.conf file.
alc0 is the right driver, but for the IP it might not work for you, also I had give you wrong line replace ifconfig_alc0="DHCP" in /etc/rc.conf its
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ifconfig_alc0="inet 192.168.0.14  netmask 255.255.255.0"

Also this page might help you to further to fix this issue http://sleepyhead.de/howto/?href=network.

Can you give me the output of netstat -in please?
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Re: ditched wireless, went wired and still no internet

Postby lizbeth » Mon Sep 22, 2014 1:35 am

Im in but im not sure how. On ghost-bsd though.

I did an ifconfig alc0 link my:computer's:mac:address:in:here

then went back into rc.conf and edited that line back to ifconfig_alc0="DHCP"

and it shows up. at ip address .20
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Re: ditched wireless, went wired and still no internet

Postby lizbeth » Mon Sep 22, 2014 2:08 am

well the internet connection survived the reboot but the ipaddress has changed and the mac address is still empty. Also the modem doesn't show the device as active yet i am using it on the interne now. Works. don't know how but it works.
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Re: ditched wireless, went wired and still no internet

Postby ericbsd » Mon Sep 22, 2014 9:33 am

The mac address can be all zero and it will work you can also change it for what ever you want.
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 ifconfig alc0 down
ifconfig alc0 link 00:01:02:03:04:05
ifconfig alc0 up
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