Subject: Re: getting the hostname from DHCP server
To: Stephen Borrill <>
From: Hauke Fath <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/16/2006 11:21:27
Am 16.02.2006 um 9:04 Uhr +0000 schrieb Stephen Borrill:
>It "just works" on NetBSD too. This relies on the DHCP server 
>sending the hostname; it won't fall back to the client doing reverse 

No, it doesn't. On netbsd-3, at least, you need to set up a custom 
/etc/dhclient.conf and request (or require) host-name, and possibly 
other things that you might want. Per default, the dhcpd provides a 
rather limited subset of what you can set with dhcp.


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