[Dnsmasq-discuss] dhcp-helper and dnsmasq coexist problem

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Thu Nov 7 10:56:55 GMT 2013

On 06/11/13 03:38, Jerry wrote:
> Hello,
>    I want to run dhcp-helper and dnsmasq at same time in my device which have
> multiple bridges. for example, br0 get ip address from DNSMASQ, and br1 get ip
> from another dhcp server through dhcp relay.
>    There are something happened, I use the -p option in dhcp-helper for
> alternative port 1067/1068, but dhcp-helper can't work normally. I try to
> redirect port to 1067 in NAT PREROUTING chain, but I can't see the DHCP
> DISCOVERY packets at the filter INPUT chain. Where are the packets going?
>    How can I let dhcp-helper and dnsmasq coexist in my device?

It's not really possible, which is why a dhcp-relay function was added 
to the latest dnsmasq release. If you install dnsmasq-2.67, that will 
let you configure a DHCP-server on one interface, and a DHCP-relay on 
another, all within the dnmsasq configuration.



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