"When networking Linux computers, it has been my experience that
Static IP addresses work out better than DHCP dynamic IP addresses.
So the first thing to do is set up the LAN side of your router and
your computers with Static IP addresses. To do this, you will need
to know the computer names and MAC address of all your computers.
Ala the old television series Drag Net, the computer names and MAC
addresses in this article have been changed to protect the
"Also, before you start, you do everything in this guide at your
own risk. Although I have made the best effort to make sure this
guide works, I cannot guarantee that it will not break your system.
Especially if you are using another distribution other than Arch
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