[Dnsmasq-discuss] linux, dnsmasq, and HD HomeRun

richardvoigt at gmail.com richardvoigt at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 23:58:00 GMT 2008

I think you need a dhcp-range configuration option to enable DHCP, you
can use the "static" variant of dhcp-range if you don't want a pool.

On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 11:36 PM, Geoffrey Leach <geoff at hughes.net> wrote:
> I'm trying to configure dnsmasq to give an HD HomeRun (HDHR) its IP
> address, I'd appreciate some assistance.
> HD HomeRun is a little box that serves as a tuner for digital TV OTA
> signals, and puts them on an ethernet connection. The unit has a MAC
> address, the one in the dhcp-host config below. When the unit powers
> up, it makes a DHCP request, which is what I'm attempting to use
> dnsmasq to satisfy.
> The HDHR connected to the ethernet port, eth0. There's a wireless
> router as well.
> /etc/hosts
> hdhr.mtranch.com hdhr
> /etc/dnsmasq.conf
> dhcp-host=00:18:DD:01:4A:E7,,hdhr,infinite
> NetworkManager is used to connect to the local network via the wireless
> connect. It's at
> As far as I can tell, there are no complaints from dnsmasq, but no
> lease is established.
> I expect I'm making some really dumb newbie mistake :-)
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