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Re: dhclient settings for local host name

On Aug 9,  4:10am, Riccardo Mottola wrote:
} when using netbsd and launching "dhclient" on some networks the machine 
} maintains its hostname, on some it gets changed to "dhcpd1" or some 
} similar automatic name. ON the same network, other computers running 
} Linux or other OS's do not change the name. This is quite annoying!
} I do not want to change any other parameter, is there an option or how 
} can I write a config file to accomplish that? I tried, but apparently I 
} override too many options and it doesn't work any more.

     All you need is a one-line /etc/dhclient.conf:

server# cat /etc/dhclient.conf
supersede host-name "server";

}-- End of excerpt from Riccardo Mottola

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