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A workaround for SMB share disconnects
Authored by: jtrott on Jan 20, '09 08:39:40PM

A better solution is to set the DHCP Client ID field in both airport and ethernet to be the same string. It doesn't have to be anything in particular, usually I use the machine name.
This will cause the DHCP server to issue the same IP address to both interfaces.
Subsequently this will also allow you to keep connections open as you swap between airport and ethernet. You can start a copy over airport with the ethernet cable unplugged, then plug in the ethernet cable (and as long as ethernet is above airport in the network list) and see the copy speed up as it is now going over the ethernet connection.



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