From: John P. Looney (john at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Mon 13 Aug 2001 - 15:05:04 IST
On Mon, Aug 13, 2001 at 01:36:56PM +0000, Conor Daly mentioned:
> So, can I tell the kernel on the x-terminal:
> "LOOK! THERE'S ONLY ONE SERVER FOR YOU TO TALK TO!"
> "Go get its MAC address at boot and REMEMBER IT!!! And stop annoying
> everyone else by asking the same question OVER AND OVER AGAIN!"
> That'd be nice eh?
Indeed. Go for "arp -s hostname hw_addr". As far as I know, it makes a
permenant ARP entry for that IP. Needless to say, this will break stuff,
when you change the NIC in your server ;)
-- When I say 'free', I mean 'free': free from bond, of chain or command: to go where you will, even to Mordor, Saruman, if you desire. " -- Gandalf, paraphrasing the choice between Free and Non-free software
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