[ILUG] Slightly O/T, Job listing for a Linux Guru.
david.golden at oceanfree.net
Fri Dec 7 15:09:54 GMT 2001
On Friday 07 December 2001 15:10, Waider wrote:
> According to David Golden:
> > > without lots of experience. (one example, I recently came across wsas
> > > the behavior of DHCP , if the WIN2000 station does not get assigned a
> > > IP address quick enough ,it just assigns itself an IP of 184.108.40.206 !!
> > > )
> > Ah, APIPA. I can tell you about that. Known wierdness with win2k.
> You know, I've a bit set that says OpenTransport on Mac does the same
> thing, and more to the point that it's within someone's specification for
> what you're supposed to do when you're a DHCP client and you can't find a
Oh yes, it's not a bad feature or anything, and indeed makes sense, it's the
implementation and reconfiguration thereof that's wierd, in the usual
dive-into-the-registry MS way. Finding out in the first place that that's
what's happening, and that in Windows it's called apipa, usually takes admins
a bit of time, espcially since MS considers such things "very advanced".
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