[mythtv-users] linux, dnsmasq, and HD HomeRun
geoff at hughes.net
Thu Dec 25 23:59:20 UTC 2008
On 12/25/2008 01:32:18 PM, David Brodbeck wrote:
> I've had good results with dnsmasq by setting up /etc/hosts and
> /etc/ethers, then using the "read-ethers" option in my dnsmasq.conf
> file. It's just my personal preference, but I find it easier to set
> this way instead of including the host entries in the dnsmasq.conf
> the syntax just seems less cryptic this way. Don't forget to restart
> dnsmasq after editing dnsmasq.conf, hosts, or ethers.
> Here's an example set of lines from my hosts and ethers file, for one
> my machines:
> 192.168.10.5 grackle
> 00:02:2D:61:6A:CD grackle
> Make sure dnsmasq.conf has "read-ethers" and doesn't have "no-hosts",
> that you've set the command line options that do the same thing. It
> should just work after that.
> You may also want to make sure dnsmasq is operating on the interface
> want, and only the interface you want, so you don't get conflicts
> your router's DHCP server. You can do this with the "interface=" or
> "except-interface=" lines in the config file.
> If it still doesn't work, see if dnsmasq is complaining about
> in its log output. If you can't figure out where dnsmasq's syslog
> entries are going, you can temporarily run it with the "--no-daemon"
> command line option; that will make it stay in the foreground and log
> stderr. It's fairly helpful about telling you when something's
> like when a device is asking to reassign an IP it doesn't have.
> Hope this helps!
Alas, no joy. But thanks nevertheless.
A couple of questions.
o Are you running a router? If so how does it relate to grackle?
o Any idea what the significance of this message might be?
dnsmasq: no address range available for DHCP request via eth0
The setting of dhcp-range does not appear to have any effect.
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