Richard Sharpe sharpe at ns.aus.com
Wed Oct 25 16:53:12 GMT 2000


You seem to be one confused puppy :-)

At 01:17 AM 10/27/00 +0000, John Doe wrote:
>I think what i want to do is set up the Linux machine so that it will query 
>a DHCP server... 

OK. That should be easy, but I know nothing about SuSE.

>and recieve the ip for a WINS server... 

OK, that is hard to do for Linux, don't know how to retrieve the info
returned. Anyway, why not simply add the WINS info in your smb.conf file:

    wins server = a.b.c.d

>is this possible to 
>do?  I don't think i need to set up my machine as a WINS server.
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Richard Sharpe, sharpe at ns.aus.com
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