[Dnsmasq-discuss] Multiple subnets question

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Wed Jul 8 12:44:36 BST 2015

On Wed, Jul 08, 2015 at 01:26:30PM +0200, Hartmut Krafft wrote:
> Hi Chris,

> >Is it possible to somehow tell a router (the W311R+) to pass DHCP
> >requests on to its WAN side and then get dnsmasq to assign an IP in
> >the correct range for the W311R+.
> >From the top of my mind: Set the "LAN"side of the W311 to the same subnet
> as the rest, don't use the "WAN" port, connect the cable to the "LAN"port.
> DHCP broadcasts should reach dnsmasq if the WiFi and LAN ports are bridged.
Yes, I hoped/thought this should work but it would appear not.  Maybe
it's a quirk/failing of this particular wireless router (I'm only
using it because I happened to have it).

Chris Green

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