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Re: Needs for auto-generation of dhcpd.conf?

On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 08:05:04PM +0200, Ralf Gesellen'setter wrote:
> on our German list, user(at)skolelinux(dot)de, there is some people who 
> used to do some scripting for other German school servers, and both 
> want to share their knowledge and exhibit their skepticism against slx.

Well, skepticism is good. In my experience, Those who is skeptic will,
if they look closer, contribute after a short while :) 

> Anyway, there was a suggestion to have a script that uses dhcp.leases 
> (say after all thin clients have started once) to save the 
> administrator at install time typing N MAC-Addresses into dhcp.conf.

Anoying , isn't it. Well you dont have to use dhcp.leases, you may use
arp , or another tool. 

> I am not too involved with the details - but is there any comments from 
> you? Have there been suggestions like that? Or even solutions?
> Some guy on our list stands by impatiently to kind of get his mission...

I think someone did write something like this,
But I dont think they put it into a package or a tool, and its not in
our CVS. Anyone can contribute to Skolelinux, either by comitting
something to our CVS, or by contributing with a debian package into

Finn-Arne Johansen 

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