Re: DHCP questions for firstname.lastname@example.org
On Tue, Jan 23, 2001 at 01:20:21AM -0800, email@example.com wrote:
> on Tue, Jan 23, 2001 at 12:17:12AM -0000, Dis Pose (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > I'm not subscribed to the list, so please cc me on any replies.
> > I'm a current dialup user, changing to DSL imminently. I also have a
> > LAN Masqueraded behing that connection and plan to continue that.
> > My (new) DSL provider tells me I need to use DHCP to obtain my IP address,
> > etc. No problem there, I remember that Debian has DHCP-related packages
> > listed in dselect.
> > Now comes the problem.
> > There are too many packages to know where to start.
> 6,700 and change, last I checked.
nop, only 4:), I think the original poster was only looking for
There is `pump' and `dhcpcd' to choose from, the other `dhcp*'
packages are mainly for users who need/want to run their own
dhcp-daemon to hand out ip-nrs in their own local net.
Some have more success with pump, others with dhcpcd, seems to have to
do with your IPS, so give both a try. Using /etc/network/interfaces
it's really easy to get it working, just add something like:
iface eth0 inet dhcp