Posted: Tue 13 Jun 2006, 15:03 Post_subject:
DHCP on AtHome network (sending hostname in dhcpcd)
The AtHome ISP requires the hostname of the computer to be sent to the DHCP server when requesting an IP, otherwise DHCP will fail. This is only an issue if the pc is hooked directly to the cable modem.
Here is how I solved this for Puppy 2.0.0: