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Re: X-win32 and dhcp?



It probably just wants to be able to reverse resolve the IP connecting.
Do you have a DNS server on the network that could do this dynamically
for your DHCP IPs?  If so, just point the linux box to that.

	- Kevin Colby
	  kevinc grainsystems com


Eric Farng wrote:
> 
> so i'm running x-win32 (xterminal program for windows)
> i setup dhcp on my linux box.
> 
> X-win32 works _fine_ IFF i put in an entry of the win2000 box in my /etc/hosts
> file
> 
> but i'd really rather not do this because i'm running dhcp and the ip could
> change (in practice, it actually hasn't changed in about 3 months heh)
> 
> if i take the line out of /etc/hosts,i get
> 10.0.0.1: Where are you?
> 
> where 10.0.0.1 is my linux box, _not_ even my win2000 box.
> 
> FYI, x-win32 is running rexec to run a script to open up my xterm
> 
> any thoughts? suggestions? ideas?
> 
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