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

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Sun Sep 5 08:01:59 UTC 2021

On Sat, Sep 04, 2021 at 10:33:23PM +0100, Simon Kelley wrote:
> > 
> > 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).
> > 
> > 
> When using the DHCP-script, a dnsmasq daemon actually consists of two
> processes, which normally end up with consecutive PIDs, so this is
> probably npt a case of dnsmasq being invoked twice, but an error during
> the running of the script by the second process which exists to do
> exactly that.
I'm not explicitly starting a DHCP script, does it always run even if
not explicitly invoked?  If not then I need to work out what is
running it without telling me!

Chris Green

More information about the Dnsmasq-discuss mailing list