> > Also, is there a way to not specify the MAC address, and have DHCP still
> > work. For example, say a family member comes over with their laptop, can
> > they just plug in and go??
> Still reading up on this, but any pointers would be appreciated...

I may be misunderstanding your needs, but typically IP addresses are assigned 
dynamically. The host {} section for the laptop is only needed if you need 
special settings for that particular host - such as the ethernet address.

Unless you need the laptop to always have that certain hostname, you should 
just be able to remove the host {} section and any devices, including the 
laptop, should get an IP address from the pool.

/ Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB

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