[olug] DHCP

Phil Brutsche pbrutsch at creighton.edu
Sun Mar 11 03:22:03 UTC 2001

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far way, someone said...

> Thanks. Stupidity on my part, I was putting the domain (blvue1.ne.home.com)
> to send instead of the host.  Fixed that, works perfectly.


> Next question (probably not quite the last): how do I get the client
> to only do DHCPDISCOVERs/etc on eth0? I know it doesnt matter too
> much, but I find it annoying.  eth1 is my internal interface... unless
> another machine on my network is running a DHCP server (which isnt
> gonna happen), querying eth1 is useless.


On my firewall (Debian "potato") eth1 (my external iface) is defined as

iface eth1 inet dhcp

in /etc/network/interfaces and it Just Works (tm).  But I have done a
little... customization to make it work the way I think it should.

I guess it depends greatly which distribution you're using.

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