[Dnsmasq-discuss] Re: DHCP: different IPs for same same MAC

Sven Köhler skoehler at upb.de
Mon May 5 04:10:48 BST 2008

> In dnsmasq, client-ID overrides MAC-Address, and thats the difference 
> between the two requests.
> I was bitten by this when my linux-distro updated the dhcpc, now sending 
> a random id, when sending none before...

Oh! Nice explanation. Thanks!

> so you want to change in your dnsmasq.conf:
> dhcp-host=00:00:F0:7A:14:04  , #bert
> to
> dhcp-host=00:00:F0:7A:14:04  , id:* , #bert

Haven't tested it yet, but i will do a OS switch soon.

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