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Old 08-04-2005, 12:05 PM   #1
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dnsmasq can't work

I'm trying to setup dnsmasq but I couldn't figure out how to recognize my local ip stations associate with hostnames. It won't recognize it.

I own a domain name :

I have 3 stations with following IPs :

station 1 (with 2 NICs): (local) and IP from my ISP assigned
station 2:
station 3:

I use my station 1 as a gateway to Internet
DHCP can assign correctly the range of IP to my stations.

In my /etc/hosts : localhost st1 st2 st3

Here's the setup of my dnsmasq.conf:



after I restarted dnsmasq, I got this msg in /var/log/syslog

dnsmasq[10261]: ignoring nameserver - local interface

What's that mean?
Old 08-05-2005, 09:06 PM   #2
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First off, you shouldn't be using 192.10.X.X ip addresses. That aside, you can't use DHCP to assign the IP of the interface it is listening on.


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