Release 2.2.1? [was: Re: How to configure DragonFly?]

Colin Adams colinpauladams at
Tue Apr 21 09:05:16 PDT 2009


How do I configure my ethernet card for a static IP address? I
understand the ifconfig command, but it looks like I have to ignore
that and put ifconfig_rl0="something-or-other" in /etc/rc.conf. And I
don't know what the something-or-other should be.

2009/4/21 Sascha Wildner <saw at>:
> Colin Adams schrieb:
>> So I found the thread in question (I think). the advice was to to
>> ALT-Fn too look for a X server that is working. But I just find plain
>> ttys.
>> I tried both before and after logging in to installer.
> Colin, I don't think you need the installer for configuring your system. All
> of it can be done conveniently from the running system, most of it in
> /etc/rc.conf (see M.Neumann's mail e.g.).
> The installer is not quite ready to be run from a running system nicely. I
> will work on this in some time. It's just not quite there yet.
> Sascha
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