[thechat] Network clue needed ...

Luther, Ron Ron.Luther at hp.com
Mon Jul 13 09:13:17 CDT 2009

Hassan Schroeder offered some interesting suggestions as well ...

>>I would set the modem/router (which I assume is the source of your
>>DHCP addresses) to only offer addresses within a restricted range,
>>say .101-.249, and then give the Ubuntu box a fixed address outside
>>of that.

I'm with you on the theory.  My 'applied' is a bit weak.

>>If you don't have configuration access to the modem/router, then I
>>would try giving the Ubuntu box a fixed address anyway, higher than
>>the default one the laptop is being assigned.

Okay - I'll see if I can figure out how to do that this evening.


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