Re: apt: Uses bogus ftp password on ftp:// urls
> This setup allows me to *completely* ignore my dynamic address. So
> far this hasn't presented any new problems, and it solved a *bunch* of
> other ones.
> There may be a simpler approach that doesn't require a network card,
> but at $20 for a cheap card and $40 for one of the fastest 10/100's,
> it wouldn't be worth worrying about for me.
That's what the ``dummy'' interface is for AFAIK.
Do something like:
ifconfig dummy0 192.168.1.1
route add 192.168.1.1
and you should get everything you get out of having a lone ethernet card.
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