[nycbug-talk] WWDC representation for NYCBUG

mikel king mikel.king
Mon Jun 21 12:06:06 EDT 2004

Bob Ippolito wrote:

> On Jun 21, 2004, at 11:06 AM, mikel king wrote:
>> Bob Ippolito wrote:
>>> I'm attending WWDC later this month (28th-2nd), and I know a lot of 
>>> you own or maintain Apple gear, so I was wondering if there are any 
>>> pressing questions or issues that you all have that I can take with 
>>> me to San Fran.  I'm quasi-officially representing the MacPython 
>>> community on my ticket, but I'm sure I could be of some service to 
>>> the local BSD community as well.
>>> As the title suggests, this is a developers conference, so I will be 
>>> speaking with mostly engineers.  Questions and comments about 
>>> Apple's legal/political stance do not apply.  Also, it should be 
>>> obvious that it's hardly even worth asking questions about Apple's 
>>> future plans (beyond the Tiger release, anyway).  You've got a full 
>>> week to come up with stuff, so take your time.  If it's about a 
>>> technical issue please do a little research first (Google is your 
>>> friend?) to make sure that we're not asking for answers already 
>>> available.
>>> Additionally, since I am and will be under NDA, I may not be able to 
>>> completely answer all inquiries immediately upon my return as some 
>>> of the information may be dependent on information Apple has not yet 
>>> made public which I will not legally be allowed to disclose.   
>>> However, I assure you that questions asked and comments raised are 
>>> better than those never heard :)
>> dhcp...For some reason I have had a lot of trouble with dhcp on 10.2 
>> and 10.3...workstations intermittently pickup and drop their 
>> settings. Most of my clients are mixed pc and mac, and it is always 
>> the macs giving trouble with the dhcp services. I gotten into the 
>> habit of using fixed ip on the macs cause they just refuse to cooperate.
> This is probably because whichever dhcp client OS X uses can cause 
> some DHCP daemons to act retarded.  As far as I know, it's actually a 
> bug in your DHCP server.  I know the problem fixes itself whenever I 
> restart dhcpd.
> -bo
> b

I've used them with every possible dhcpd server I can think of at 
various cliets and they song is always the same. The mac are just too 
finiky when it comes to dhcp.

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