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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Note: dhcpd configuration

Although I've got 802.11n working on my Asus Eee Box, copy big files between Eee Box and my lap-top over WiFi is slow (as my Time Capsule is far away). So I use a cable for file copying, that's gigabit!

But I have to set my lap-top's ethernet to use DHCP in office, to avoid 2 network configurations on my lap-top, I need my Eee Box to act as a dhcpd, that can automatically assign an IP to my lap-top, but don't harm the router/nameserver configurations on my lap-top, and the existing DHCP in the WiFi network.

I aptituded the dhcp3-server package, and look into the default configuration file, got this code:

subnet 192.168.1.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 {
  range 192.168.1.100 192.168.1.254;
}

And it works!



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20:07:09 by fishy - linux - Permanent Link

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mmorpg

mmorpg wrote:

Good thinking, I probably would have just went with the slow Wifi :)

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 07:50:17

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