[Dnsmasq-discuss] Why doesn't this machine have a name?
cl at isbd.net
Mon Jan 30 19:13:46 GMT 2012
On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 12:25:38PM -0500, Weedy wrote:
> On 30/01/12 12:09 PM, Chris Green wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 04:28:34PM +0000, Simon Kelley wrote:
> >> On 30/01/12 15:43, Chris Green wrote:
> >>> ... I think I may have found the problem, the system that *doesn't*
> >>> provide a name is running wicd rather than network-manager. Maybe wicd
> >>> doesn't provide a name to DHCP. I'll investigate.
> FYI with gentoo and wicd 1.7.1_pre20120127 my openwrt router sees my
> hostname just fine.
Well installing network-manager and uninstalling wicd has fixed the
problem. I changed to wicd a while ago because network-manager was
messing with resolv.conf in a way that was a nuisance to me at the time
but I suspect I'll no longer have that problem.
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