On Sun, 2004-11-07 at 13:29 +0000, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> I'm going to try DHCP on my little LAN, following advice from Rick Moen
> and others.
> But I don't actually see why it should be any harder or easier
> to install a distribution with dhcp.
You might want to have a look at DNSMasq:
It neatly ties in DHCP and DNS on your local network, so you can use
hostnames to connect to other machines on your network without having to
put them in your /etc/hosts file.
Projects like IPCop use it, and some of the Linksys firmware projects
use it as well.
Do you have a firewall at home? (e.g. not a simple broadband router).
If not, what will you be using for your DHCP server?
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