[Dnsmasq-discuss] What's this error in syslog mean?

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Sun Sep 5 07:59:07 UTC 2021


On Sat, Sep 04, 2021 at 10:19:09PM +0200, Geert Stappers via Dnsmasq-discuss wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 04, 2021 at 08:16:44PM +0100, Chris Green wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> > This is with log-queries=extra and log-dhcp set.
> 
> And how is dnsmasq started?  What is in configuration file?
> 
>  
> > Is there anything else I can do to get more diagnostics?
> 
> Do see already that dnsmasq is started (with some PID)
> And there is another dnsmasq, probably a dnsmasq script,
> with another PID.
> 
> Answering "And how is dnsmasq started?  What is in configuration file?"
> might reveal what is the other dnsmasq (script).
> 
> 
It's a pretty close to default installation on a Raspberry Pi with
dnsmasq being [re]started from /etc/init.d (though systemd is
underneath implementing this).

Here is my dnsmasq.conf with comments stripped out:-

    domain-needed
    bogus-priv
    expand-hosts
    domain=zbmc.eu
    dhcp-range=192.168.1.80,192.168.1.127,12h
    dhcp-option=3,192.168.1.1
    dhcp-leasefile=/home/chris/.cfg/dns/dnsmasq.leases
    dhcp-authoritative
    log-queries=extra
    log-dhcp
    local=/zbmc.eu/
    cname=bbb,beaglebone
    cname=x201,maxine-X201
    cname=oki,MC342-AE529C
    dhcp-host=00:BB:3A:E9:A3:15,maxineKindle
    dhcp-host=00:09:B0:C9:CE:81,onkyoTx-nr616
    dhcp-host=28:EF:01:2D:EB:07,chrisKindle
    dhcp-host=08:EB:74:9D:47:53,humaxFreeview
    dhcp-host=2C:08:8C:CC:9A:9E,humaxYouview
    dhcp-host=00:1F:E2:4E:8F:CA,maxineStudy
    dhcp-host=AC:AE:19:2C:3F:5A,roku
    dhcp-host=10:FE:ED:63:29:74,TL-WA7210
    dhcp-host=1c:1b:0d:60:9a:e1,ben,192.168.1.121
    dhcp-host=44:00:49:fd:3d:4d,maxTablet
    dhcp-host=cc:ab:2c:39:69:2b,benYouview
    dhcp-host=00:74:22:80:6a:65,bison
    dhcp-host=00:25:36:AE:52:9C,192.168.1.50



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Chris Green



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