[Chilli] a very common request

Thomas Liske liske at ibh.de
Mon Jan 11 11:45:09 UTC 2010


David Bird wrote:
> [snip]
>> this sounds like an usefull idea. The should be a config option for the 
>> "/etc/ethers"-like file. The DHCP client should know the static MAC-IP 
>> assignments. Static assigned IPs should work w/o DHCP, too.
> Indeed, after "reserving" the mac/ip mapping, you will always see the
> "established" dhcp connection in the chilli_query list. It is just as if
> the device already did DHCP. And again, it shouldn't ever expire the
> DHCP lease. 

what I meant was: if a device listed in "/etc/ethers" does a DHCP REQ, 
it should get the static assigned one.


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