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

Rune Kock rune.kock at gmail.com
Wed Dec 24 00:01:21 GMT 2008

On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 00:36, 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 :-)

Please post ifconfig and your entire dnsmasq.conf.

If you are trying to set up an ethernet bridge between eth0 and
wireless, then that takes some extra doing.  Maybe
http://www.linuxfoundation.org/en/Net:Bridge will help you?


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