On Sun, 2002-03-24 at 04:38, David Coulson wrote:
> Terrel Shumway wrote:
> > Is is possible to use DHCP with a uml_switch based virtual network?
> Er, sort of - You need to 'ifconfig eth0 up' ,as well as giving it a MAC
> address, then you should be able to do a DHCP request with it - Watch
> the logs of uml_switch, and make sure that both the server and client
> are 'connected' to it before you try to do anything with the client.
Thanks. That did the trick. I never knew you could do that without an
IP address. But, I guess you would have to if you were using something
besides IP (e.g. IPX).
(I had already assigned an ethernet address on the UML command line.)