installed but no network

Ludo Beckers lazylew at
Fri Apr 4 03:47:15 PDT 2014

/etc/rc.conf has this content:

# Basic rc.conf, adjust according to your needs
dumpdev="/dev/serno/5QZ48QQK.s1b"    # via installer configuration
hostname=""    # via installer configuration
keymap="us.pc-ctrl"    # via installer configuration


On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 12:02 PM, John Marino <dragonflybsd at> wrote:

> On 4/4/2014 11:42, Ludo Beckers wrote:
> > I installed dfly-86_64-3.6.1_REL.iso on a spare PC.
> > Everything went ok, except that - just like earlier this week when I
> > tried in VirtualBox - there's no network and I'm once again stuck at
> > this point.
> >
> > I don't intend to abuse this list by asking for hands-on help; I'm
> > willing to go through the documentation and get there by trial and error.
> > I do need a good starting point for someone who knows nothing about
> > networks or domains and all that.
> >
> > I can tell you that /etc/resolv.conf looks like this:
> > search be
> >
> > It clearly shows I hadn't a clue what I was doing when trying to set up
> > the network.
> > Is there something I should retry with the CD first, or otherwise can
> > someone send me the link for the right documentation (Network for
> > Dummies?) please?
> When you did the installation, do you specially execute the install
> network option?  There is an option to configure any found network cards
> with DHCP.  There are additional, optional installation steps you can,
> it's offered after the main installation.
> You could also paste the contents of /etc/rc.conf and that would tell
> everyone how you configured your network card or if it's not configured
> at all.
> John
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