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install/46741: Network Configuration for default gateway cannot be changed
>Synopsis: Network Configuration for default gateway cannot be changed
>Arrival-Date: Tue Jul 24 14:50:00 +0000 2012
>Originator: Tim Hawes
>Release: NetBSD 6.0 BETA2 AMD64
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This was during install, I could get no uname output. You'll have to take my
word that it was NetBSD 6.0 BETA 2 AMD64 (I suspect this bug is in all the
It is not clear that the install wizard will only configure a single network
device. Additionally, if you make a mistake on the network configuration and
set a default route, you are stuck with it, even if you change to DHCP.
Complete configuring a network device for static IP.
Configure a second device with DHCP.
Or do this in reverse order
The default gateway set for the static IP remains the same.
Reboot and start the install over with the new found knowledge that you are
going to configure only one device during install, and you need to configure
the others afterwards.
Just state during the install that the network configuration should pertain to
only one network device, and you'll need to configure the others by hand when
Allow multiple device configurations, and an option for setting the default
route, which should include "as determined by DHCP" (or specific DHCP
I made this a Medium priority, as I think the "Quick Fix" I listed above should
be pretty simple to implement.
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