On Sat, Nov 29, 2003 at 03:07:27PM +0000, Brett L. Brown wrote:
> I'm running FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE on a Dell Latitude c600. The laptop is 
> continuously powered on. When I close my laptop I lose my dhcp lease. I would 
> prefer the behavior of not ever loosing my dhcp lease when I close my screen. 
> If I can't have this what is a quick way to request another lease without 
> having to loose my login session or rebooting. Currently I have to leave my 
> screen open or if my wife closes it for me I have to reboot. :(
> brett

That depend what you using for a DHCP server. If you use isc-dhcpd then
you can configure it to bind an IP to your MAC address. I can't give you
an example. I think one exist in in the manual. You could also just use
a static IP as an alternitive.


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