Bruno Wolff III wrote: > On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 18:21:14 -0600, > Frank Cox <theatre sasktel net> wrote: >> On Wed, 17 Jun 2009 18:54:02 -0500 >> Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote: >> >>> Will the modem give the same IP address to another NIC after the >>> lease has expired, or after you power-cycle the modem? >> I'm not entirely sure of the answer to that. I know that power-cycling the >> modem doesn't change anything in that regard, and further than that I've never >> asked about. If I need a modem reset I just call the NOC with the serial >> number on the modem, the modem lights go off for a few seconds, and when it >> comes back the reset is complete. > > If you think the mac address is the problem you should be able to test that > theory by setting the mac address of the linux box to match the windows box > and see if that gets things working. > > Add a line like the following to the ifcfg-eth? file (and you may need to > be running the network service as I don't know if network manager uses > that info): > > MACADDR=DE:C1:A5:51:F1:ED > > Except you want to use the mac address of the windows box. > > You'll want the windows box off the network when you try this. > You will also want to comment out the HWADDR=<something> line, or you may get strange results. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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