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

Yaakov Nemoy loupgaroublond at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 21:43:41 BST 2007

I just spoke with a friend who hacks on NetworkManager, and he
basically stated it's a one line fix, but network manager currently
doesn't honour the config file OOB.  It might be something that Ubuntu
hacked in.  Guess I got a late night hacking task to accomplish.


On 8/17/07, Joshua J. Kugler <joshua at eeinternet.com> wrote:
> On Friday 17 August 2007 12:17, Yaakov Nemoy wrote:
> > [resend, after i realized this did not go to the list]
> >
> > I'm trying to set this up, and I found some very fine documantation to
> > that effect.  I've encountered a new problem though.  NetworkManager
> > does not seem to honour /etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf (on debian).  I know
> > this is out of dnsmasqs scope, but are there any quick hacks?
> >
> > Alternatively, can i set up a script for dnsmasq that when a request
> > from either mac address comes in, the other lease is released, so the
> > new one can go through?
> Hmm, that's odd.  On my Ubuntu box, I have this line in my dhclient.conf:
> send host-name "djibouti";
> And it works great.  I don't think there are any drastic differences, but I
> could be wrong.  According to the man page for interfaces, there are the
> options 'hostname' and 'client'  Those seem to indicate that it will request
> an IP with one of those.  You might look into that.
> j
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