[mythtv-users] Why only numeric IP addresses work?

Jarod Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Tue Oct 12 22:00:11 UTC 2004

On Tuesday 12 October 2004 14:39, Yan-Fa Li wrote:
> This is actually a divergence between the philosophy of Unix and Windows
> Network Administrators.  Windows guys prefer to set a DHCP address and
> use Dynamic DNS updates to their Windows based DNS server and Unix guys
> tend to nail things down using either DHCP or Static IP addresses.

Not all Windows guys are that way. All our Windows server boxes at work have 
static addresses. Same story the last place I worked. Could be that both are 
that way because they are both are mixed Windows/Unix shops, maybe purely 
Windows shops go the ddns-only route...

Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
jcw at wilsonet.com

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