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Old 01-22-2005, 03:59 AM   #1
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ADVANCED QUESTION !! Try This


Hi

I was always wondering about this Question.

In Windows when your on a network and someone else comes on the network with the same IP as yours, you get a message telling you about the IP Confict and then windows kicks you both off the network.

My Question is: What does linux do?
 
Old 01-22-2005, 06:57 AM   #2
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This almost certainly won't happen on dhcp setup so that means you are trying to put that address in manually.
It pops up a little error message on the newest arrival and refuses to accept that number on the new machine. No harm done to the first box at all.
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Error, some other host already uses address 192.168.0.1
 
  


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