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SubjectRe: Dynamic IP hack (PR#294)
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Alan Cox wrote:
> > In the case of diald redialing an ISP (the reason for the patch), it's
> > almost certain that you *won't* get it back. At best you'll get a
> > connection with a different address, at worst it could be a few hours before
> > it gets through again.
>
> I used to get 8 out of 10 successes off cymru.net before I eventually set
> it up static anyway

My ISP has a policy: No we don't do static IP addresses. So they try
to make it as hard as possible for you to achieve something almost the
same as a static IP: they actually try to give you a different IP
address every time.

So, it depends.

Roger.

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