Colin Walters wrote:
People have been constantly confused by whether "Fedora"
does DHCP by
default over the years, because we've flipped it several times. When
we introduced it for clients/workstations, I consider it to have been a
*massive* win to be able to plug in an ethernet cable and have it Just
Absolutely. That's the whole point of DHCP.
But it's very much the wrong thing to do for traditional servers
you have 4 or more physical NICs.
I don't see why. Either DHCP is the right thing, or else the admin is
going to configure the NICs immediately and then it doesn't matter what
the default is.