[Dnsmasq-discuss] dhcp-host option
rmjb at mail.com
Mon Jul 31 22:43:52 BST 2006
Thanks, that worked, but is there a way that could pull the configured
hostname automatically instead of hardcoding it in the file?
send host-name "`hostname`";
but that didn't work.
On 7/31/06, Simon Kelley <simon at thekelleys.org.uk> wrote:
> Richard Bailey wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 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
> > 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.
> I don't think that the default DHCP client on Ubuntu send the host name
> unless you configure it.
> Try editing /etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf and adding
> send host-name "<hostname>"
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