ip addr changes on 5.3 but not on 4.8

Marty Landman MLandman at face2interface.com
Fri Feb 25 23:20:55 GMT 2005

At 05:27 PM 2/25/2005, Jonathan Chen wrote:
>On Fri, Feb 25, 2005 at 04:16:40PM -0500, Marty Landman wrote:
> > Here's the problem, hope the preceding is a good background to it. Find
> > that the IP address for the 5.3 box gets changed on a fairly regular basis
> > by (I guess) my xp gateway so that I then have to change the gateway hosts
> > file, the 5.3 hosts file and 5.3 rc.conf file.
> >
> > The 4.8 box's IP addr has been stable.
> >
> > Any idea where I start to fix this? Would like the 5.3 box's IP addr to
> > remain stable as well.
>This has nothing to do with the FreeBSD boxes, but rather a
>configuration issue with your DHCP server. The DHCP server can be
>configured so that it will always give the same IP for a particular
>NIC. Talk to your admin about it.

Yikes Jonathan, I /am/ the admin. {:/


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