DHCP lease list
Bryn M. Reeves
breeves at redhat.com
Thu Nov 22 15:36:05 UTC 2007
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> I have a mixed network with F8 (server DHCP) and F8 development. (laptop)
> I get the IP from the DHCP server (for example 192.168.0.250): when I
> list the leases I see the connected laptop but I don't see his
> hostname .Why??
> The connecting card is defined as:
> # Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express
A quick glance at the bits of the ifup-eth script that deal with
DHCP_HOSTNAME between FC6 & current rawhide doesn't show any real
changes in this area (but it was a quick glance!).
How are you getting the lease? If you're doing an "ifup eth0" or
starting it via the /etc/init.d/network script I would expect it to
respect those settings.
If you're using NetworkManager to get the lease, iirc, it ignores the
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