On Saturday 06 November 2004 21:15, Rick Moen wrote:
> Disadvantages: Trivial amounts of extra network traffic. The effort of
> properly configuring dhcpd.conf . The need to run a network daemon to
> make it work. Dependency on the dhcpd host's uptime for the other
> machines' possession of IP addresses.
Two other slight disadvantages I've found.
(1) It takes significantly longer to configure eth0 with dhcp
when booting my laptop.
(2) dhcpd dies occasionally for some reason on my desktop,
and I have to get out of bed, go upstairs and restart it.
But on the whole, I;m glad I followed your advice
and went over to dhcp.
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