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2003/4/16-17 [Computer/Networking] UID:28143 Activity:very high
4/16    hi motd.  I have a home network of Windows computers each getting
        DHCP addresses from the ISP, and the IPs change often and are on
        different subnets (go figure).  What's the best way to share files /
        a printer between the home PCs?  Putting two NICs in each computer
        is a hassle, a NAT gateway would leave each PC with private IPs, and
        adding a static route over a larger ISP subnet would prevent access
        to some remote hosts.  Thanks.
           \_ use Rendezvous / link-layer zero-configuration IP addressess.
        \_ Why not use a NAT gateway? Assign unique private IPs to each host,
           and NAT them to the internet.
           \_ Because this house is full of Internet gamers
        \_ Don't be a wimp.  Put in a second NIC and stop being a baby about
           it.  You just named all the ways possible and then said you don't
           want to do any of them.  If it's too hard to add a $10 NIC and a
           $20 hub to make an internal net then you have no business having
           more than 1 computer.  I have no sympathy for the lazy.
           \_ Wouldn't it have been nice if DHCP clients could also have
              a static IP on a single NIC? -op
              \_ On a real OS they can.
                 \_ which man page can I look at for FreeBSD?  My google
                    foo is lacking.  I've tried man dhcp|ifconfig.
                    \_ Your fu in general is weak.  ifconfig <if> alias ...
                       \_ windows hosts can also have multiple IP/interface
                          \_ but can windows hosts have simultaneous DHCP
                             and a static IP on one interface?
                             can I have tea and no tea at the same time? -op
                             \_ It is not a real OS.  No.
                             \_ Remove your common sense first.  Oh wait, you're
                                using windows!  you should be fine.
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