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*-C, --conf-file=<file>*Specify a different configuration file. The
conf-file option is also allowed in configuration files, to include multiple
configuration files.*-7, --conf-dir=<directory>[,<file-extension>......]*Read
all the files in the given directory as configuration files. If extension(s)
are given, any files which end in those extensions are skipped. Any files
whose names end in ~ or start with . or start and end with # are always
skipped. This flag may be given on the command line or in a configuration
file.


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<br><br><div class=3D"gmail_quote">On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 8:39 PM, Tyler R=
eese <span dir=3D"ltr">&lt;<a href=3D"mailto:tyler.reese at taqua.com">tyler.r=
eese at taqua.com</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br><blockquote class=3D"gmail_quote" s=
tyle=3D"margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex;">






<div>
<div><span><font size=3D"2" face=3D"Verdana">I&#39;m trying to use this opt=
ion to force the broadcast bootp flag to be set on bootp replies.=C2=A0 The=
 only way I am able to make it work is to run &#39;dnsmasq --dhcp-broadcast=
&#39; from the command line.=C2=A0
 I want the dhcp-broadcast option to be used unconditionally.</font></span>=
</div>
<div><span><font size=3D"2" face=3D"Verdana"></font></span>=C2=A0</div>
<div><span><font size=3D"2" face=3D"Verdana">I haven&#39;t found the correc=
t way to add dhcp-broadcast to dnsmasq.conf in order to achieve the same th=
ing.</font></span></div>
<div><span><font size=3D"2" face=3D"Verdana"></font></span>=C2=A0</div>
<div><span><font size=3D"2" face=3D"Verdana">In dnsmasq.conf, I=C2=A0have t=
ried:</font></span></div>
<div><span><font size=3D"2" face=3D"Verdana">dhcp-broadcast</font></span></=
div>
<div><span><font size=3D"2" face=3D"Verdana">dhcp-broadcast=3Dbootp</font><=
/span></div>
<div><span><font size=3D"2" face=3D"Verdana"></font></span>=C2=A0</div>
<div><span><font size=3D"2" face=3D"Verdana">After making the change, I res=
tart dnsmasq.=C2=A0 Neither one is making the broadcast bit get set, but ag=
ain, it does work when I run dnsmasq from the command line.=C2=A0 What am I=
 missing?=C2=A0 This is
 on dnsmasq-2.55.</font></span></div></div></blockquote><div><br></div><div=
>I&#39;m going to throw out a WAG that you&#39;re not editing the right dns=
masq.conf file.</div><div><br></div><div>Does forcing dnsmasq to read a par=
ticular config file using the -C command line option make any difference?</=
div>
<div><br></div><div>From the man page</div><div><dl compact style=3D"font-f=
amily: &#39;Times New Roman&#39;; font-size: medium; "><dt><b>-C, --conf-fi=
le=3D&lt;file&gt;</b></dt><dd>Specify a different configuration file. The c=
onf-file option is also allowed in configuration files, to include multiple=
 configuration files.</dd>
<dt><b>-7, --conf-dir=3D&lt;directory&gt;[,&lt;file-extension&gt;......]</b=
></dt><dd>Read all the files in the given directory as configuration files.=
 If extension(s) are given, any files which end in those extensions are ski=
pped. Any files whose names end in ~ or start with . or start and end with =
# are always skipped. This flag may be given on the command line or in a co=
nfiguration file.</dd>
</dl><span class=3D"Apple-style-span" style=3D"font-family: &#39;Times New =
Roman&#39;; font-size: medium; "><a name=3D"lbAF">=C2=A0</a></span></div><d=
iv>=C2=A0</div><blockquote class=3D"gmail_quote" style=3D"margin:0 0 0 .8ex=
;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex;">
<div>
<div><span><font size=3D"2" face=3D"Verdana"></font></span>=C2=A0</div>
<div><span><font size=3D"2" face=3D"Verdana">Thanks,</font></span></div>
<div><span><font size=3D"2" face=3D"Verdana">Tyler</font></span></div>
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