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

Jarod Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Wed Oct 13 18:57:50 UTC 2004

On Wednesday 13 October 2004 08:54, Grant Edwards wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 13, 2004 at 11:02:28AM -0400, Matt Mossholder wrote:
> > For clarification, it might be more understandable for people
> > if you say that all machines but the firewall are DHCP
> > clients, but the server systems are always assigned the same
> > address by the DHCP server, based on MAC address. This isn't a
> > static address, it is just a consistently assigned dynamic
> > address :)
> I suppose.  To me something that never changes is static,
> regardless of where it's stored.

I'm still not a fan of doing things that way. What happens if the DHCP server 
croaks? All of a sudden, none of your servers have any IP address (once their 
DHCP lease expires)...

Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
jcw at wilsonet.com

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