CUPS and printer with dynamic DNS - possible?

Derek Broughton derek at
Sat Jan 31 05:12:10 UTC 2009

Matthew Flaschen wrote:

> Matthew Flaschen wrote:
>> 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.
> I should I amend this.  DHCP clients don't have to provide hostnames,
> but it's a Good Thing.

I think I understand your point, but I'm not convinced it's a Good Thing.  
Life would be easier for sysadmins if every IP on their subnet had a name.

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