CUPS and printer with dynamic DNS - possible?

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Fri Jan 23 23:52:43 GMT 2009


Chris G wrote:
> ... yes, OK, but the HP printer doesn't actually provide a hostname to
> the DHCP server when it starts up. 

Yes, because that's not how DHCP works.

>  OK, I can configure dnsmasq to do
> it but I might just as well give the printe a static IP really.

I would just do the DNS.  It will be easier in the long run.

Matt Flaschen




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