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Re: How to store/get hosts names when using dhcp ?

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 11:57:09PM -0400, Jabka Atu wrote:
> Hello,..
> I'm upgrading my small home network .
> today i use /etc/hosts on each machine to figure out where each host
> goe's as in :
> whitebox.rent.net whitebox
> bluebox.rent.net bluebox
> blackbox.rent.net blackbox
> since if i do any change in machine ip i will be forced to update all
> files.
> how can i make it _dynamically_ (As in if some computer is connected
> to the network then all other computer know about it .

DNS? (I think dnsmasq will do)

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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