Fedora 17, hostapd and avoiding DHCPDISCOVER requests
You can set non dhcp Network Manager on a specified interface thus:
Right click on the network manager icon and click on edit
Navigate to "wireless" tab (in your case).
Go to "Edit" -> IPV4 setting
Set "Method" to Manual and assign a static IP.
Also to avoid IPV6 DHCP DISCOVER request,
You can go to "Edit" -> IPV4 setting, and select link local
address or select "Manual" and assign a static IP address.
On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 4:24 PM, Tom Horsley <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Oct 2012 16:11:32 +0200
> Kevin Wilson wrote:
>> Is there a way to tell the Network Manager **not** to send DHCP
>> requests in such a case
> I don't know if NetworkManager can ever be taught to be polite.
> Every time I try to use NM to see if it has gotten better,
> I run into something like this that it screws up, and I do
> a "yum erase NetworkManager" and everything works perfectly
> I run hostapd on my machine at work, and NM insisted on
> butting in and screwing things up, so I removed it there
> and have had no problems with it since.
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