Default IP Address on All Distributions
XelaRellum at web.de
Sat Dec 20 13:15:18 CET 2008
Helge Hafting schrieb:
> Alexey Feldgendler wrote:
>> On Thu, 18 Dec 2008 16:46:55 +0100, Esben Stien <b0ef at esben-stien.name>
>>> Why on earth would you choose 192.168.0.*?
>>> This is probably the most common IP address on an internal network in
>>> the world and of course this means problems.
>> 169.254.0.0/16 is probably more appropriate because this range is assigned
>> to link-local addresses.
> Sure. And if we go that way, why not use the proper way of setting a
> link-local address?
> * Pick a random address
> * check that it is free (arp, ping,...)
> * take it.
> That has a good chance of working, even for those who
> routinely connect two phones to the same pc at the same time.
> Helge Hafting
This would make it way harder to communicate with the freerunner.
For now you know you can reach it at 192.168.0.202 and most of the
documentations builds on this. So figuring out the ip address FR has
chosen is way harder, especially for newbies.
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