DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2006-08
Re: Static IP on DHCP system?
On 2006-08-25 21:18, Jonathon McKitrick wrote:
On Fri, Aug 25, 2006 at 03:07:52PM -0400, Brian Reichert wrote:
: On Fri, Aug 25, 2006 at 07:43:10PM +0100, Jonathon McKitrick wrote:
: > If my home router provides DHCP in the 192.168.0.100 range, is there anything
: > wrong with me statically assigning a 10.0.0.1 address to a box on the network?
: That would put that and your router on different netblocks; it would
: likely route packets it doesn't know about out via it's default
So what about a very high 192.168.0.x address? I don't want to set up a
server just for DHCP, nor do I want to have to ping my server every time I
You could put your static addresses on 192.168.1.* and set the mask to
255.255.0.0. Have you checked the router configuration if it's possible
to specify a couple of static address even though the DHCP-server is