On Fri, Aug 08, 2003 at 01:28:15PM +1000, Andrew Pollock wrote: > I'm currently at the SAGE-AU annual conference, and Apple presented a > paper about their Rendezvous technology, which is their implementation of > Zeroconf. > > Is anyone working on getting Debian to do any of this sort of stuff? If > not, I might look into spinning off a subproject. I don't think it would > be significantly difficult to get parts of this working relatively > quickly. Minor changes to ifupdown would allow for allocating an IP > address without a HCP server, for example. > >  http://www.zeroconf.org Almost certainly you can make use of ifplugd for this: Description: A configuration daemon for ethernet devices ifplugd is a daemon which will automatically configure your ethernet device when a cable is plugged in and automatically unconfigure it if the cable is pulled. This is useful on laptops with onboard network adapters, since it will only configure the interface when a cable is really connected. Greetings, Oliver -- .''`. : :' : Oliver Kurth firstname.lastname@example.org `. `' Debian GNU/Linux maintainer - www.debian.org `- When sending passwords, please use my gpg key. That's what it's good for.
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