sh at linux2go.dk
Mon Sep 18 21:05:21 BST 2006
On Mon, Sep 18, 2006 at 05:01:54PM -0300, Hervé Fache wrote:
> >Any good ideas for how to discover if you're on certain network and
> >hence should use a static IP?
> Don't know if it's a good idea, but the only way seems to configure
> with the static parameters, try to ping the gateway, if fails, try the
> dynamic ones.
Nah, that wouldn't quite cut it. There's no way to know if you're
talking to a gateway of any kind, and there are just too many networks
with e.g. a 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.0.254 on them for it to be at all
reliable. Maybe something based on the MAC address of something on the
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