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Re: F8 is getting *really* sysadmin-hostile



On Nov 15, 2007 1:18 PM, Olivier Galibert <galibert pobox com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2007 at 01:44:17PM -0500, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Thu, 15 Nov 2007 19:32:44 +0100
> > Olivier Galibert <galibert pobox com> wrote:
> >
> > > What's the point, though, unless you're in a setup where 90%+ of the
> > > computers change every year[1]?
> >
> > Because client creation is much easier if you just tell it to DHCP
> > rather than spending time to punch in technobabble numbers each time.
>
> Huh?  You get the mac address how?  Looks to me like you're trading
> the need to type a simple IP address with a much larger complexity on
> the server side, whatever you do.

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.

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