[Dnsmasq-discuss] dhcp-host option
mhull1 at uic.edu
Mon Jul 31 06:38:39 BST 2006
i am going to guess.....
you have ip v6 there, do you need it?
also, is the host name set in /etc/conf.d/hostname ?
On Sun, 30 Jul 2006, Richard Bailey wrote:
> I have dnsmasq running and it's running great. When I had my client machine
> as Windows XP the dhcp-host option worked and gave the ip for the host I'd
> defined in the /etc/hosts file.
> Now my client is a Ubuntu 6.06 machine and it has the same hostname, but it
> doesn't get the ip I've assigned. What's different about how Linux does a
> DHCP request that causes this and how can I fix it so that it works?
> Note the hostname command in Ubuntu gives the proper hostname but the hostname
> -f command returns localhost. I tried to adjust this but some X and other
> networking stuff stopped working.
> The contents of the hosts file on my Ubuntu client are:
> 127.0.0.1 localhost bailey
> # The following lines are desirable for IPv6 capable hosts
> ::1 ip6-localhost ip6-loopback
> fe00::0 ip6-localnet
> ff00::0 ip6-mcastprefix
> ff02::1 ip6-allnodes
> ff02::2 ip6-allrouters
> ff02::3 ip6-allhosts
> 127.0.1.1 bailey
> - Richard
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