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Re: How to discover ip address of slug

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  • Kevan Jones
    ... Find out the MAC address of your slug, ping the broadcast address of the network you are on, then run arp -a from a command prompt...the slugs IP should
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 5, 2009
      --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "dormantat" <dormantat@...> wrote:
      >
      > At home, I can get the ip address of my slug by checking the router's
      > DHCP table to see what ip address it has assigned to the MAC address.
      >
      > How can I get the ip address when I plug it into a network where I
      > don't have access to whatever assigns ip addresses?
      >
      > One solution would be a script that uses the slug's beep to signal the
      > ip address. I can write a bash script to do this at the terminal, but
      > don't know how to install it so it runs during the boot process.
      >
      > Any help on that, or other suggestions, would be welcome.
      >
      > My slug runs Debian and I love it.
      >

      Find out the MAC address of your slug, ping the broadcast address of
      the network you are on, then run arp -a from a command prompt...the
      slugs IP should show up associated with it's MAC address.
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