[Dnsmasq-discuss] bad DHCP host name

Yves Dorfsman yves at zioup.com
Thu Oct 17 09:04:16 BST 2013

I recently upgraded to Fedora 19, which includes "Dnsmasq version 2.66".
Dnsmasq now choques on a hostname:

dnsmasq: bad DHCP host name at line 165 of /etc/dnsmasq.conf

Line 165 is:

Sure enough, if I add a letter in front of the hostname, it dnsmasq starts 

Is the issue that my hostname starts with a number? I thought RFC 1123 allowed 
that(never been a problem with the previous versions of dnsmasq)?

Yves.                                                  http://www.SollerS.ca/
                                  Unix/Linux and Python specialist in Calgary.

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