Why is adding a new Ubuntu PC to an existing LAN such a pain?

Bob Adams bob55 at ntlworld.com
Sun Jan 21 00:08:39 UTC 2007

In message <1169336168.5122.37.camel at chronic>, Mario Vukelic
<mario.vukelic at dantian.org> writes
>On Sat, 2007-01-20 at 23:26 +0000, Bob Adams wrote:
>> No, no DHCP server present so I'm using (or trying to) static
>> addresses.
>Adding machines to a network without DHCP is _always a pain :) Is there
>a special reason why you use static addresses?
Because I do not have a DHCP server and also because I want to use the
same addresses as my Windows PC's.

>> (Ubuntu assumes a server
>> will be present which is not a really good idea.)
>Which Ubuntu version is this?


  Bob Adams - email: bob55 at ntlworld.com

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