[maemo-users] Wifi name

From: John Holmblad jholmblad at acadiasecurenets.com
Date: Mon Aug 25 18:23:37 EEST 2008

who is the manufacturer of your router? I
s it running the DHCP  service for your network?

 It is possible that your DHCP service is not recognizing/processing the 
host name option parameter^1 in the DHCP request from the N800.  I know 
for a fact that the Linksys RV series of routers, which do support an 
optional DHCP server, do process the parameter properly. The client host 
name appears as


            1. http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1533.html

Best Regards,


John Holmblad


Acadia Secure Networks, LLC

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Jeffrey Barish wrote:
> My router reports that my N800 is connected by Wifi, but the name that it
> reports is "unknown".  Is there a way to assign a name by which the N800
> will be known to the router?

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