Local Network Problem

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Wed Aug 29 14:51:42 UTC 2007

Don Henson wrote:
> > Nils Kassube wrote:
> >> BTW: Why don't you want to use DHCP? It can make life so much
> >> easier. If you just don't want to use the built-in DHCP server of
> >> the router you could install a DHCP server e.g. on your Earth-svr
> >> machine.
> IIRC, the problem was with setting up DNS. DHCP seems rather
> straightforward. Is DNS difficult to set up?

If you want to use BIND, then yes (IMHO). Instead I use dnsmasq -- it is a 
caching DNS server + DHCP server and I found it quite easy to setup.


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