[Dnsmasq-discuss] no address range available

Rune Kock rune.kock at gmail.com
Fri Dec 26 01:39:01 GMT 2008

Hi Geoffrey

On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 01:13, Geoffrey Leach <geoff at hughes.net> wrote:
> I'm attempting to connect an HDHR (see thread elsewhere). Every time
> the HDHR sends out a DHCP Discover packet, dnsmasq says:
> dnsmasq: no address range available for DHCP request via eth0
> Config is attached, but the relevant option would seem to be
> dhcp-range=,
> Can someone interpret or, better yet, point me to a list of such
> messages?

If your eth0 still doesn't have an IP-address, then that is probably
the problem.

Dnsmasq checks that the dhcp-range matches the subnet that the
interface uses.  It likely discards your dhcp-range setting, if eth0
doesn't have an 192.168.10.xxx address.

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