DHCP name announcement

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Fri May 18 17:13:52 BST 2007

Huston wrote:

> I didn't have to uncomment a thing and mine will ping using the computer
> hostname.  I will have to go home and look at my setup.   The only thing I
> have done to my machine besides set it up is install and configure samba
> for
> file sharing.  I will see if that line in the config file is uncommented. 
> I
> am running feisty if you want to know what version I am running.  I will
> do that when I come home Sunday, and let the list know then.

It depends on the DHCP client being used, but I've never had any version of
Debian or Ubuntu automatically configure DHCP3 to send a hostname.

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