[LFS Trac] #2057: Udev-122

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed May 21 23:13:29 PDT 2008


Zachary Kotlarek wrote:
> 
> On May 22, 2008, at 12:57 AM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> 
>> In the situation with a remote system, I don't think dhcp is ever an 
>> option.
>> You need to know what the IP address is to log in and you wouldn't 
>> know that for
>> sure before a reboot.  Catch 22.
> 
> You people and your randomly-assigned IP addresses. Some of us use DHCP 
> as a way to centralize and disseminate a (mostly) static network 
> numbering configuration.

Only if you control the dhcp server.  If the machine is in a data center, we may 
not have that option.

   -- Bruce



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