On Thu, Oct 03, 2019 at 06:01:17PM -0500, Carl Karsten wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 3, 2019 at 4:54 PM Geert Stappers wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 03, 2019 at 03:52:35PM -0500, Carl Karsten wrote:
> > > I want to know if this is in spec, or needs out of spec hacks:
> > >
> > > For any dhcp client request, server gives the same IP.
> > >
> > > The use case: dnsmasq is serving on 1 interface, and a client will be
> > > directly connected to that interface - no hub/switch/vlan etc. So there 
> > > can
> > > only be 1 device ever connected, and I want that device to have 10.1.2.3
> > > - even if I yank  it and plug in a 2nd device with a different mac etc.
> > > The device should get 10.1.2.3.
> > >
> > > Even if the previous lease has not expired.    which is where I suspect
> > > this gets sketchy.   But maybe the spec has a prevision for this.
> > >
> >
> > Quoting manual page of dnsmasq
> >
> >
> > --dhcp-range=[tag:<tag>[,tag:<tag>],][set:<tag>,]<start-addr>[,<end-addr>|<mode>][,<netmask>[,<broadcast>]][,<lease
> >  time>]
> >
> >
> > > I want to know if this is in spec, or needs out of spec hacks:
> >
> > Please let us, the mailinglist archive, know if
> >
> >     dhcp-range=10.1.2.3,10.1.2.3,255.255.255.248
> >
> > serves the request.
>
> What I don't know is how the lease comes into play
> when the 2nd machine comes on line.

Become main stakeholder of the request.



Regards
Geert Stappers
Still learning how to ignore  semi good questions

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