Fedora.next in 2014 -- Big Picture and Themes

Björn Persson bjorn at xn--rombobjrn-67a.se
Fri Jan 24 10:46:58 UTC 2014

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 where
>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.

Björn Persson
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