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Re: DHCP & reverse DNS in Linksys LAN environment

On Sun, Jun 02, 2002 at 12:16:30PM -0500, Jamin W. Collins wrote:
> On Sun, 2 Jun 2002 12:03:08 -0500
> "Judith Elaine Bush" <debian@grey-cat.com> wrote:
> > The answer is below. Should the Gateway be the IP address of the
> > Linksys box? I'll be trying that before I leave in 15 minutes. Thanks
> > very much for the quick pointer.
> Yes.  Once the gateway entry is correct (the IP of the Linksys router) you
> should be good.  At that point if pinging by name doesn't work.  I would
> try a few pings by IP (ping a few hosts from one of the other boxes and
> use the returned IP on the Debian box), this will help determine if
> there's a problem with name resolution.

I haven't tested whether the long delay with telnet has gone away,
but the Debian box can now see the rest of the world. I suspect my
friend's Linksys box has a different LAN IP than mine.



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