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Re: DHCP hostname...
On Sat, 2002-03-09 at 07:10, Corey J. Steele wrote:
> The Question:
> How can I trick my ISP in to relinquishing the lease for my MAC on my
> friend's account without: a) relinquishing my current IP, and b) having
> to go through my ISP?
high probability it is caused by MAC<->cable modem learning. did you try
to reset your cable modem ? it is the usual suspect for MAC address
"buffering" and screwing. At least in France.
> I have looked at the man pages for hostname(1), hostname.if(5), and
> numerous others... this doesn't seem to be something I can set locally
> short of releasing my DHCP lease and renewing with my account # as the
> hostname -- which I don't want to do because of the interruption of
> service I would experience on my email account in addition to the
> availability of my domains.
maybe there's sth you could do in /etc/dhclient.conf.
Saad -- [pgp keyid: 35592A6D http://pgp.mit.edu]
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