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Re: home network problem - router is smarter than me

Andrei Popescu <andreimpopescu@gmail.com> writes:

> On Thu,07.Aug.08, 11:13:56, tyler wrote:
> [...]
>> My router is a Siemens Speedstream 6520 and I'm running Lenny on both
>> machines. Access to the internet is fine for both machines. When my wife
>> connects to the same router via wireless from her laptop (running XP) it
>> shows up on the router page, and both the hostname and domainname are
>> correctly identified.
> If your router knows DNS then it might be enough to enable the
> 'send host-name' directive in /etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf (with the correct 
> value of course).

Well, that got the router to recognize the hostname, but not the
domainname. I'll look into the dhcp documentation and see if I can sort
out the rest. 

Thanks for the pointer!



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