[Dnsmasq-discuss] Serving an alias interface with bootp?

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Sat Nov 19 17:38:38 GMT 2005

Anssi Saari wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 09:23:05AM +0000, Simon Kelley wrote:
>>You need to provide a dhcp-range for the 10.x.x.x network in order for 
>>DHCP to work. Since you don't want to allocate any addresses dynamically 
>>on that network, the approriate incantation is
>>(and the "interface=br0" is right - since DHCP is broadcast, there's no 
>>difference between  interface aliases)
> As it turns out, this config change was enough after upgrading to
> dnsmasq 2.23.  I just didn't notice that the newest dnsmasq packaged
> for OpenWRT was 2.22 and that didn't work. 
> Thanks for help.

2.22 should work. It's possible that the OpenWRT build doesn't enable 
the Netlink code. (though by default 2.22, compiled against uclibc, 
does. ) Glad it's fixed, anyway.



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