Some of this is redundant with Determine the current TCP--IP settings on a system. In the book, these sections are next to each other. So maybe first show how to see settings. And second section cover how to set. --reed

Notes from Jacob K:

hosts: host name database (/etc/hosts)

Modify TCP/IP settings:


Permanently: set variables in rc.conf

""hostname="" ""network_interfaces="fxp0 lo0" ""defaultrouter="" ""ifconfig_fxp0="inet netmask"