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Re: ssh problems

I feel you are suggesting me the right way.

Because it is fast, I have reconstructed the keys and
reestablished the ssh connection between the two

Then I entered the config of the the Zyxel Prestige
660H (cable connection ADSL) via http, giving the
password that I used at the first connection.

DHCP shows a table with 3 columns and two rows

Host Name / IP Address / MAC Address

with data for the two machines (IP address corresponds
to "inet addr" as from "ifconfig", MAC Addess has the
hexadecimals correctly, while Hostame is empty. I
tried to put in the "hostame" of the two machines,
though it was as write forbidden. I operated from
Gnome/Iceweasel as user. Is that a problem of
permission or should I look elsewhere in the router


--- Kapil Hari Paranjape <kapil@imsc.res.in> wrote:

> Hello,
> I read your mail more carefully this time!
> On Fri, 16 Mar 2007, Francesco Pietra wrote:
> > It worked beautifully for a week. At a new boot
> today
> > the 32bit machine had taken the former IP address
> of
> > the 64bit machine, and viceversa.
> On Sat, 10 Mar 2007, Francesco Pietra wrote:
> > Surprisingly, after an initial period where the
> i386 took any one
> > of the two internal IP addresses (indipendently
> which machine was
> > started first), now the two machines behave as if
> they had a static
> > address (it is dhcp). I have not investigated the
> Zyxel router, it
> > is as if it had a memory or a register, or he
> likes me.
> It seems to me that the DHCP address is assigned by
> the Zyxel Router.
> In that case, you can go to the Web interface of
> that router and
> configure the DHCP address to be assigned based on
> the MAC address of
> the machine that connects. That way the assignment
> becomes
> effectively static.
> I hope this helps since I still do not fully grasp
> what your network
> "topology" is.
> Regards,
> Kapil.
> --

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