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Re: F8 is getting *really* sysadmin-hostile



On Thursday 15 November 2007, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Arthur Pemberton wrote:

> > ifconfig gives mac addresses last i checked. One just makes a note of
> > the mac addresses of their serves, attach the same ip to the mac
> > address everytime, and then everything can be run on dynamic IPs.
>
> That's not a horrible idea, but not really simpler than assigning the IP
> directly

It's not only the IP.  There are DNS servers, gateways, WINS servers, NTP 
servers and whatnot that can be conveniently managed in one place on the DHCP 
server.


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