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

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Thu Jan 25 14:56:41 UTC 2007

Garry Knight wrote:

> Derek Broughton wrote:
>> but have you reconnected that device to the lan since you reset the
>> domain?
> I haven't had the time, yet. I'm hoping to be able to take it offline some
> time tomorrow.

Well, I'm pretty sure, then, that this is the problem.  It can't give your
devices a garry.org address until they actually ask for one (note, leases
expire and have to be renewed, so _eventually_ they'll all get a new lease
from DHCP, but it probably isn't set for a day or two).

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