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Re: Samba or NFS--tangent

On Du, 05 iun 11, 10:09:33, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 06/05/2011 07:59 AM, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
> >On Sb, 04 iun 11, 22:56:19, Ron Johnson wrote:
> >>
> >>(I'd suggest that you give static IP addresses to your desktop
> >>machines and use the /etc/hosts file -- yes, even Windows has one --
> >>to give your machines permanent symbolic names.  Makes things easier
> >>that way.)
> >
> >If you're lucky the wireless router supports this (out-of-the box or
> >with an upgrade to DD-WRT) ;)
> >
> Are most wireless routers that limited?

I was addressing the "to give your machines permanent symbolic names" 
part ;)

> I'm still using the stock firmware on a WRT54GL and it allows me to
> set the DHCP IP address assignment range.  It was, I think, from 1 -
> 100 but I changed it to 100 - 150.

Yes, this feature is quite common in my experience (though I lost the 
ability to assign specific IPs per MAC on a firmware upgrade of my VDSL 

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