[Dnsmasq-discuss] DNSMasq and Windows 7
frank.verlinden at hccnet.nl
Wed Jun 27 07:46:19 BST 2012
Brielle Bruns <bruns at ...> writes:
> On 1/7/12 7:35 AM, Simon Kelley wrote:
> > On 29/12/11 15:22, Didster wrote:
> >> Brielle, thanks very much
> >> Adding dhcp-option=252,\n\000
> >> Has fixed it - Windows 7 is now accepting the IP. Flamin' M$!
> >> Perhaps Simon could add this to the FAQ?
> >> Thanks again
> > OK, this just bubbled up to the top of my TODO list and I've realised
> > that Brielle's recipe doesn't do the same thing as the ISC configuration
> > is was translated from. Clearly the value of the option is enough to
> > satisfy windows, but I'm pretty sure that the correct formulation should be
> > dhcp-option=252,"\n"
> > ie send a string consisting only of newline.
> > Brielle, and/or Didster, please could you check that works OK? I don't
> > want to put untested stuff in the FAQ.
> > Cheers,
> > Simon.
> Seems to work okay here.
The solution above works.
However, the problem I had with a windows 7 laptop was a little bit different.
The laptop accepted the IP address, but DNS requests were not resolved.
Activating the option above solved that problem.
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