[Dnsmasq-discuss] Re: Multiple mac addresses to one ip

Joshua J. Kugler joshua at eeinternet.com
Fri Aug 17 18:15:40 BST 2007

On Friday 17 August 2007 08:06, Yaakov Nemoy wrote:
> Hi list,
> I've just recently discovered dnsmasq through openwrt.  I'm trying to
> setup my laptop to get the same IP for dns reasons no matter wether I
> use the ethernet or wireless card.  I have two MAC addresses set to
> the same IP in /etc/ethers in the following order:
> 00:18:de:20:9a:c5
> <snip>
> 00:E0:B8:AE:40:5F
> the first line is the wireless and the second line is the ethernet.
> dnsmasq seems to honour the second line in ethers but not the first
> line.  is there a way to configure it to honour both?

I'm not sure if that's possible, but what you may be able to do is use your 
client name to set your IP.  I don't remember how to do it off the top of my 
head, but I'm pretty sure it can be done that way.  Look in the docs for more 


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