[Gllug] Cygwin problems or X problems?

Mike Brodbelt mike at coruscant.demon.co.uk
Fri Aug 20 20:04:35 UTC 2004

On Wed, 2004-08-18 at 15:39, Adrian McMenamin wrote:
> On Wednesday 18 August 2004 13:23, Jason wrote:
> > Just a thought, and I'm probably wrong, but if your sending email from the
> > machine you want to connect to, wont the message headers of your emails
> > have to ip address of the machine in them? e.g.
> >
> > 	81-1-74-104.homechoice.co.uk (HELO landslide.localdomain)(
> >
> I know the IP address - that is how i logged in. It is the post-reboot address 
> I don't know.

At the risk of stating the obvious, can't you just cron it to mail you
the new IP after a reboot?

@reboot root /sbin/ifconfig

... should be all you need if root's mail goes somewhere you can get to.
Otherwise you might have to pipe it to sendmail or something, but it
should still be straightforward.


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