I need some advice on BIG external storage units

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Sat May 10 13:32:36 UTC 2008

Karl Larsen wrote:
>     I have lost the thread on this subject. What does an IP number have
> to do with a hard drive?


> Why would a Freecom hd be a DHCP server? 

Marketing (at least that's what I would expect). The extra DHCP function 
comes for free because the computer inside the equipment has enough power 
(DHCP is usually rather low bandwidth). However, marketing folks don't 
know that it isn't useful if every network device is a DHCP server.


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