The dhcp package hasen't changed for a while so I'll assume you're running
the latest.  The only other thing I can think of is adding "request
host-name;" to dhclient.conf, although IIRC, that's one of the values
requested by default.  You may want to check out the documentation at
http://www.isc.org/products/DHCP/.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shawn" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2003 9:03 PM
Subject: Re: Dynamic Hostname Assignment


> On Fri, 2003-07-25 at 04:00, Mike Maltese wrote:
> > OK, I see now. So you want your ISP's DHCP server to assign you a
hostname?
> > Or are you running your own local server?
>
> Yes, my ISP's DHCP server should assign me a hostname. I assumed that's
> how it was done by dhclient on RedHat7.3/8/9 all of which just did this
> automatically whenever I selected DHCP configuration of the interface.
> I've been comparing FreeBSD 5.1's default dhclient-script to RedHat's
> trying to discern if that's where the difference is, or if there's just
> a subtle bug in the version of dhclient included with FreeBSD 5.1
>
> I want to use dynamic hostname assignment so that my hostname will have
> valid reverse DNS.
>
> -- 
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