Oh heck !
Don't feel badly though.....we've all done much dumber things than this !
I'm happy that the zeros are not going to be an issue after all.
73 de Gary, AA2IZ
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Iddings" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, December 09, 2007 6:24 AM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Omni VII - I feel like such a n00b...
> I'm a dumb dumb... I was trying to set the IP address via holding down
> the RIT button and turning on the radio...
> I didn't realize I could also set the IP when the radio was in 'remote
> state' via the menu. When I do this, I am able to turn to 192.168.0.3.
> Sorry for being an idiot.
> By the way, the remote state is nifty - I haven't transmitted yet, but
> the rx audio sounds very good (while on my home network, anyway).
> Jeff Iddings wrote:
> > :)
> > Honestly, as I'm not terrible interested in the remote capabilities, I'm
> > more than willing to make an inquiry to TenTec on Monday. No hurry, by
> > no means.. if it's never resolved, so be it.
> > I'm using the latest firmware/boot loader, I re-flashed, just for the
> > fun of it.. same situation. As soon as I can find my 512mb CF flash
> > card, I'm going to make a video so someone can tell me what I might be
> > doing wrong..
> > As for trivial or not, if I had built things 5 years ago with the
> > intention of having a more dynamic network, changing from .0.x to .1.x
> > would be absolutely trivial.. but there's countless changes I'd have to
> > make including bind IP configs in lots of daemons, /etc/hosts on each
> > box, and the like..
> > But anyhow, I'm VERY pleased with the radio, and I thin I initially
> > outlined this problem as being minor. It's not really worth further
> > discussion unless perhaps someone has encountered the same problem.
> > Thanks again!
> > Jeff - W4GPL
> > Gary Hoffman wrote:
> >> Well Jeff, I'm not trolling for a dispute :)
> >> I agree that it would be better otherwise. I note that some posters
> >> that it is in fact different...so we have some question even about the
> >> facts, or if all versions of the radio are the same.
> >> Ten Tec....you listening ? Care to straighten out the facts ?
> >> In any case I said it was trivial because DHCP served devices (like
> >> PC's) will get themselves a new address just by being power cycled.
> >> then, changing a fixed IP address on a computer is only a few mouse
> >> as you already know.
> >> Perhaps "trivial" was too strong a term, but a few mouse clicks cannot
> >> least be called difficult.
> >> I have some 35 users on my system, most of them wireless, located up to
> >> mile away. We have outdoor antennas and amplifiers. We change address
> >> blocks pretty much weekly, as one of several security measures and to
> >> keep people from pirating our bandwidth.
> >> As you said, a matter of perspective.
> >> 73 de Gary, AA2IZ
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Jeff Iddings" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <email@example.com>
> >> Sent: Saturday, December 08, 2007 8:45 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [TenTec] Omni VII - I feel like such a n00b...
> >>> Gary Hoffman wrote:
> >>>> Reconfiguring the local non-routable address block used from
> >> 192.168.0.xxx
> >>>> to 192.168.1.xxx is a trivial task, as you know. I often change mine
> >> for a
> >>>> variety of reasons.
> >>> Trivial for who? With all due respect, I have no less than 12 devices
> >>> already on my 'home' network. Two other geeky roommates equals a lot
> >>> network devices.
> >>> It would be trivial for TenTec to fix this bug. All a matter of
> >>> perspective.
> >>> Jeff
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