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Re: F8 is getting *really* sysadmin-hostile

On Thu, 15 Nov 2007 20:15:37, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:

Le jeudi 15 novembre 2007 � 13:04 -0600, Les Mikesell a �crit :
> 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.
> What good are clients without servers?  And what are you supposed to do
> with all of the server-side software that comes with fedora if you don't
> have a static IP?

Any decent dhcp server will let you assign static ips to specific
systems, including servers. There is no reason to hardcode the ip on the
system itself.

Just to be pedantic, how does the machine running the dhcp server software
get an ip address if you do not hard code it? :-)


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