[Dnsmasq-discuss] question about subnets and interface aliases

Gerrit Kühn gerrit at pmp.uni-hannover.de
Wed Feb 27 10:13:55 GMT 2008

On Wed, 27 Feb 2008 09:28:28 +0000 Simon Kelley <simon at thekelleys.org.uk>
wrote about Re: [Dnsmasq-discuss] question about subnets and interface

SK> > Is my setup completely screwed up and something one should not do, or
SK> > does anyone here have an idea how to get things right? I'm using
SK> > FreeBSD 7-stable and dnsmasq 2.40 (if that matters).

SK> It does matter, specifically the FreeBSD bit. On Linux, the above
SK> arrangement will work, (or at least can be made to work). The code for
SK> determining the IP parameters of an interface on *BSD knows nothing
SK> about aliases, so it can't work.

Ok, that explains why I'm stuck here. Thanks for the info.

SK> If you are, or can find, a FreeBSD networking guru who can upgrade the
SK> code in src/bpf.c I'm happy to take a patch.....

I'm definitely not the person who could do this, but I can post this to a
FreeBSD mailing list and ask for help.


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