[Dnsmasq-discuss] dhcp-broadcast

richardvoigt at gmail.com richardvoigt at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 13:37:34 BST 2010


On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 8:39 PM, Tyler Reese <tyler.reese at taqua.com> wrote:

>  I'm trying to use this option to force the broadcast bootp flag to be set
> on bootp replies.  The only way I am able to make it work is to run 'dnsmasq
> --dhcp-broadcast' from the command line.  I want the dhcp-broadcast option
> to be used unconditionally.
>
> I haven't found the correct way to add dhcp-broadcast to dnsmasq.conf in
> order to achieve the same thing.
>
> In dnsmasq.conf, I have tried:
> dhcp-broadcast
> dhcp-broadcast=bootp
>
> After making the change, I restart dnsmasq.  Neither one is making the
> broadcast bit get set, but again, it does work when I run dnsmasq from the
> command line.  What am I missing?  This is on dnsmasq-2.55.
>

I'm going to throw out a WAG that you're not editing the right dnsmasq.conf
file.

Does forcing dnsmasq to read a particular config file using the -C command
line option make any difference?



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