Subject: Re: NetBSD 3.0 DHCP
To: None <port-cobalt@NetBSD.org>
From: Jorg Dekker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/24/2006 21:59:58
as requested by a couple of people......i've put my iso with ifconfig
it'll set up pri ethernet as 192.168.0.10 with 192.168.0.1 as the
Jorg Dekker wrote:
> Sorry - corrections/additions
> Item 3 should read:
> 3) add & edit files in [your copy location]/nfsroot/install/files/etc/
> add: ifconfig.tlp0, mygate etc
> edit: rc.conf - removing dhclient
> Jorg Dekker wrote:
>> Hi Aaron.
>> I managed to get round this by creating a 'custom' iso - the
>> restorecd howto was most helpful:
>> 1) mount the NetBSD3.0 Restore CD ISO ( as per
>> 2) copy the file structure
>> 3) add your ifconfig.tlp0, mygate etc into the
>> 4) burn you new iso
>> hope that helps.
>> Aaron Webster wrote:
>>> hello all
>>> I have had a qube 2 running NetBSD 1.6.1 for quite some time without
>>> any problems. The other day the hard drive failed. so after
>>> replacing the hard drive i decided to upgrade to NetBSD 3.0 useing
>>> the restore CD posted on here. The install goes fine but after the
>>> qube does it's reboot the dhcp is not detected. I know this problem
>>> has been encountered by others here but noone has posted a way to
>>> get a ip address without using a serial cable (which i dont have a
>>> serial port to connect to). I have tried using 2 dhcp servers (the
>>> restore CD and my ADSL router) The buttons on the qube do not
>>> function to be able to input an ip address manualy (which i could do
>>> under version 1.6.1).
>>> I thought no problems i'll just rip the drive out and mount it on
>>> the I386 booting from the restore cd and add a ifconfig.tlp0 entry.
>>> only problem with this is there is no editor that will run under the
>>> I386 kernel. So i thought i'll try doing the same using an old
>>> version of redhat that has a rescue ability. Only problem is it will
>>> only mount the /boot partition and will not mount the rest of the
>>> drives partitions.
>>> So my question is . Has anyone found a work around to this problem
>>> or has anyone created or know where a restore cd is, which either
>>> has the dhcp fixed or got a ifconfig.tlp0 which installs by default.