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=== Usage ===
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[[category:testing]]
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Installing PC-BSD is usually an easy process that "just works". However, sometimes you will run into a problem. This section will look at solutions to the most common installation problems.
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===Network Installation Fails===
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When installing over the network, the PC-BSD installer will try to configure any Ethernet interfaces using DHCP. Occasionally it will fail to get an IP address and will be unable to connect to the FTP mirror to get the files needed by the installer. You will know this is the case when the mirror list shown in Figure 4.2b remains greyed out.
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You can manually retry getting an IP address from the terminal. To access a terminal, right-click an area on the desktop outside of the installation window and select xterm from the menu. Type '''ifconfig''' in the terminal to find out the FreeBSD names for your interfaces. You are looking for an Ethernet entry that shows a status of active. In the example shown in Figure 3.13a, the interface ''em0'' is active but does not have an IP address.
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'''Figure 3.13a: Using ifconfig to Determine IP Address'''
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Once you know the name of the interface, use it with the '''dhclient''' command as seen in Example 3.13a.
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'''Example 3.13a: Using dhclient to Obtain an IP Address'''
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'''dhclient em0'''
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DHCPREQUEST on em0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67
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DHCPACK from 192.168.2.1
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bound to 192.168.2.10 -- renewal in 43200 seconds.
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If you can obtain an IP address, you should be able to select a mirror to install from and continue with the installation.
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===Installation Fails===
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The PC-BSD installer creates a log which keeps a record of all the steps that completed as well as any errors. Should the installation fail, you can access this log
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