[Dnsmasq-discuss] The same address on mulitple interface issue
gray at agora-net.com
Thu Sep 25 13:23:58 BST 2008
Simon Kelley wrote:
> How about this as a solution?
> Allow more than one MAC address in a dhcp-host statement, so that it's
> possible to specify all the possible MAC addresses that a IP can be
> assigned to.
> If a MAC address asks for an IP address which is already in use, and the
> IP address is leased to one of the other MAC addresses specified, allow
> This has the advantage that it doesn't change the behaviour of any
> currently-legal configuration, and it makes the intention of
> newly-possible configurations explicit.
> dhcp-host=22.214.171.124,<MAC of interface 1>,<MAC of interface 2>
> Implementing this should be fairly straightforward.
That sounds like a good plan, but I've been using the /etc/ethers file
to define my static addresses. I'd really like to have support to be
able to specify multiples in there.
I looked around the code a bit. And it didn't look like it would be too
hard to swing that either.
John Gray gray at agora-net.com
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