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mherger
2005-04-14, 02:10
Does SB2 report another MAC address to a dhcp server, whent it's in
bridging mode? If yes, how do I know it?

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Christian Pernegger
2005-04-14, 03:31
> Does SB2 report another MAC address to a dhcp server, whent it's in
> bridging mode? If yes, how do I know it?

Briefly configure your dhcp to give an ip to anything that asks and
check the leases file after the squeezebox has got its ip. The file
should record ip mac address pairs and some other stuff.
Better yet, check your syslog first, maybe the daemon records address
requests with mac address.

C.

vidurapparao
2005-04-14, 08:12
Michael Herger wrote:

> Does SB2 report another MAC address to a dhcp server, whent it's in
> bridging mode? If yes, how do I know it?
>
SB2 uses the same MAC address on both network interfaces.

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mherger
2005-04-14, 08:51
On Thu, 14 Apr 2005 08:12:37 -0700, Vidur Apparao <vidur (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com>
wrote:

> Michael Herger wrote:
>
>> Does SB2 report another MAC address to a dhcp server, whent it's in
>> bridging mode? If yes, how do I know it?
>>
> SB2 uses the same MAC address on both network interfaces.

I know. But when I put it in bridging mode, the DHCP server won't
recognize its MAC address and will assign it any available ip address. The
same thing for the device using SB2 as a bridge.

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mherger
2005-04-14, 08:57
On Thu, 14 Apr 2005 12:31:56 +0200, Christian Pernegger
<pernegger (AT) gmail (DOT) com> wrote:

>> Does SB2 report another MAC address to a dhcp server, whent it's in
>> bridging mode? If yes, how do I know it?
>
> Briefly configure your dhcp to give an ip to anything that asks and
> check the leases file after the squeezebox has got its ip. The file
> should record ip mac address pairs and some other stuff.

That's what I did. And then I deleted the release before noting the
addresses... I'll have to give it another go.

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kdf
2005-04-14, 09:55
Quoting Michael Herger <slim (AT) herger (DOT) net>:

> On Thu, 14 Apr 2005 12:31:56 +0200, Christian Pernegger
> <pernegger (AT) gmail (DOT) com> wrote:
>
> >> Does SB2 report another MAC address to a dhcp server, whent it's in
> >> bridging mode? If yes, how do I know it?
> >
> > Briefly configure your dhcp to give an ip to anything that asks and
> > check the leases file after the squeezebox has got its ip. The file
> > should record ip mac address pairs and some other stuff.
>
> That's what I did. And then I deleted the release before noting the
> addresses... I'll have to give it another go.
>
I haven't fired up the media PC that I have behind teh SB2 bridge, but when I
last did, it was using its assigned IP addy. I couldn't say for sure if it was
beyond its lease or just stuck with the previous lease. It did seem to work,
at least at one point though.

-kdf