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DHCP challenges

My notebook's DHCP setup seems to be a challenge for DHCP servers around the world. Looks like almost no server implements the standard in a decently complete way.

My notebook has a wired Fast Ethernet, and a wireless 802.11bg network interface. Of course, both interfaces have their own MAC address. I want the thing to work at least at home, regardless of whether wired or wireless is in use, with preferably the same static IP address, and on the office wired network, again, with the static IP address allocated to me there.

Configuring this is considerably harder than I expected.

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