[Dnsmasq-discuss] bad DHCP host name

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Thu Oct 17 10:01:22 BST 2013


On 17/10/13 09:04, Yves Dorfsman wrote:
> I recently upgraded to Fedora 19, which includes "Dnsmasq version 2.66".
> Dnsmasq now choques on a hostname:
>
>
> dnsmasq: bad DHCP host name at line 165 of /etc/dnsmasq.conf
>
> Line 165 is:
> dhcp-host=00:80:de:ad:be:ef,4040CDN,192.168.0.3
>
> Sure enough, if I add a letter in front of the hostname, it dnsmasq
> starts happily.
>
> Is the issue that my hostname starts with a number? I thought RFC 1123
> allowed that(never been a problem with the previous versions of dnsmasq)?
>
>

This is fixed in the forthcoming 2.67 release.

Cheers,

Simon.






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