[Dnsmasq-discuss] Dnsmasq is not sending the hostname to the client.
carlos at fisica.ufpr.br
Mon Jul 27 15:05:25 BST 2009
richardvoigt at gmail.com (richardvoigt at gmail.com) wrote on 27 July 2009 02:18:
>> I tried adding the dhcp-ignore-names option as you suggested, but it didn't
>> make a difference.
>I don't think that dhcp-ignore-names matches against a MAC address as
>you've tried to do, it uses a "network-id" instead (although the
>dhcp-host line can map between them). Have you tried ignoring all
>names first to see if it has the desired effect? Then you can
>restrict it if needed after you know whether it works.
>> Running dhcpcd -Td eth0 doesn't print any suggested hostnames from dnsmasq,
>> unless I tell the client to not send a hostname.
>> Is it desired behaviour to only send the client a hostname under certain
>> conditions? It would really help me out if it always sent it, and then let
>> the client decide what to do with it.
You might also try dhcp-option-force.
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