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Re: Preventing IP conflict



On Thu, Dec 20, 2007 at 04:32:34AM +0000, T o n g wrote:
> Hi, 
> 
> It's now the third time that I bumped into such situation. All of sudden I
> suffer from network delay and package lost, can't ping DNS server but can
> ping some IPs that is connecting to my box. 
> 
> I have suspected my cable, kernel version, etc, etc, and until today,
> after rebooting into Window$ and noticing the warning message, did I
> realize that all above is caused by IP conflict -- there is another box on
> the network using the same IP address as mine. 
> 
> We know it is definitely because of the malfunctioning of our
> organization's DNS  server. But if I report it to our technical services,
> I know for sure that I am the person to be blamed: "Why are you using
> Linux? We are primarily a Window$ shop here. Linux is not supported". 
> 
> That's the life that I have to live in. I'm wondering if there is anything
> at my end that can prevent/eliminate the problem. 
are you using dhcp ?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> 
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