[Dnsmasq-discuss] [PATCH] Add dhcp-ignore-clid configuration option
stappers at stappers.nl
Thu Oct 3 06:52:33 BST 2019
On Mon, Sep 16, 2019 at 11:09:30PM +0100, Simon Kelley wrote:
> On 16/09/2019 08:03, Florent Fourcot wrote:
> > On 20/06/2019 10:26, Florent Fourcot wrote:
> >> The idea of this option was already discussed years ago on the mailing
> >> list:
> >> https://dnsmasq-discuss.thekelleys.org.narkive.com/ZoFQNaGo/always-ignore-client-identifier#post4
> >> In our production environnement, we discovered that some devices are
> >> using 'client identifier' not unique at all, resulting on IP addresses
> >> conflicts between several devices (we saw up to four devices using same
> >> IP address).
> >> The root cause is probably a buggy operating system/configuration of
> >> decices, but this patch add a configuration workaround on server side
> >> when fixing clients is impossible.
> >> Signed-off-by: Charles Daymand <charles.daymand at wifirst.fr>
> >> Signed-off-by: Florent Fourcot <florent.fourcot at wifirst.fr>
> >> ---
> > Hello Simon,
> > Could you have a look on this patch? Please let me know if something is
> > missing, I'm ready to work on a v2.
> Apologies for ignoring you. The principle is a good one, but it's worth
> making this conditional, so that only clients which cause a particular
> tag to be set see the new behaviour.
> See, for example, --dhcp-broadcast for how it works.
> I'm happy to add that to the work you've already done. Will take me a
> few days, probably.
Who is waiting on who? Or whatever takes the proposed patch forward.
Leven en laten leven
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