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

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Sun Sep 5 12:18:18 UTC 2021

On Sun, Sep 05, 2021 at 12:51:54PM +0100, Chris Green wrote:
> It's the calls to systemd-start-resolvconf and systemd-stop-resolvconf that are causing
> the error.  For some reason on the Pi it causes this error, but not on my xubuntu system.
> Looking further the /etc/init.d/dnsmasq file has been quite extensively revised between
> the older version on my Pi and the newer version on xubuntu, many of those revisions
> look as if they're protecting against empty parameters.
... and copying the 2.84 version of /etc/init.d/dnsmasq over to the
Raspberry Pi has fixed the error.  (Yes, I know copying bits of one
version to another is not in general a good idea but this is just a
bash script so is unlikely to have dependencies etc.)

Chris Green

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