ip address on lan getting hijacked

Bart Silverstrim bsilver at chrononomicon.com
Sun Jun 1 16:18:33 UTC 2008

Anna EdwARds wrote:
> Yes. As long as the internet thing stays plugged in the ip stays the same.

Unless, of course, there's some glitch at some point where the router 
thinks the .2 address is currently in use when it's not and hands out 
another one, thus changing your workstation to a new ip address on a new 

Another reason that if you have workstations you need a reliable IP on, 
you set it on that machine or device, not with a MAC entry in the DHCP 

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