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Re: [SLUG] Lightweight Distro For Aging Laptop?
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Lightweight Distro For Aging Laptop?
- From: Nigel Allen <dna@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 10:09:18 +1100
- Organization: EDRS
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Peter Chubb wrote:
Stupid question --- but are you using static or DHCP-assigned
No such thing as a stupid question :)
Unfortunately we are all static IP addresses throughout our networks. I
don't even believe we have a dhcp server anywhere.
This only happens with this machine and it's a daily (often far more
Appreciate the thought/input though.
It could be dhcpd is handing out duff data or something.
I suggest after you get an address and gateway, you write them down,
and then reconfigure the interface to use a static IP, gateway and
nameserver address ... then see if the problem still exits. If it
doesn't then your issue is not with the laptop, but with the server
handing out data.
Dr Peter Chubb http://www.gelato.unsw.edu.au peterc AT gelato.unsw.edu.au
http://www.ertos.nicta.com.au ERTOS within National ICT Australia
A university is a non-profit organisation only in the sense that it
spends everything it gets ... Luca Turin.