[Dnsmasq-discuss] no address range available
geoff at hughes.net
Fri Dec 26 17:18:28 GMT 2008
On 12/25/2008 05:39:01 PM, Rune Kock wrote:
> Hi Geoffrey
> On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 01:13, Geoffrey Leach <geoff at hughes.net>
> > I'm attempting to connect an HDHR (see thread elsewhere). Every
> > 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=192.168.10.5,192.168.10.10
> > 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.
Hmmmm .... clearly I need training! I was under the impression that a
DHCP Discover packet is sent for the purpose of being assigned an IP
address. What am I missing?
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