[Dnsmasq-discuss] Some MAC addresses recognised, others not, in dhcp lines
stappers at stappers.nl
Sat Aug 3 22:36:25 BST 2019
On Sat, Aug 03, 2019 at 09:50:44PM +0100, Chris Green wrote:
> I'm running dnsmasq version 2.76 on a raspberry pi to provide DNS and
> DHCP services on my LAN.
> I have some dhcp-host lines in my configuration file to give names to
> systems that don't give their names, e.g.:-
> Most of these work but a couple don't work.... ..and I think I have
> just realised why they don't work. Systems which don't request their
> IP address from dnsmasq don't provide dnsmasq with their MAC address
> and thus dnsmasq doesn't give them a name.
> Presumably these static IPs must be put into /etc/hosts on the dnsmasq
> system, is this the only way of handling this?
To handle what?
Please elaborate the challenge you are facing.
Leven en laten leven
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