Posted 27 December 2005 - 07:31 PM
255.255.0.0 or 255.255.255.0 are not DNS addresses they are subnet masks.
What LAN devices provide the DHCP service? (probably the router - what make and model is it?)
You should turn on your router and other LAN devices first and then the PCs that way when they look for an automatic IP address to be allocated the router (or whatever) will be up and ready.
Soltek QBIC, Pentium 4 3.0GHz, 512MB RAM, 200GB SATA HDD, ATI Radeon 9600XT 256MB, Netgear 54Mb/s WAP, ridiculously expensive Satellite Broadband
Windows XP Home SP2, Trend Micro Internet Security, Firefox, Thunderbird, AdAwareSE, Spybot S&D, SpywareBlaster, A-squared Free, Ewido Security Suite.