[mythtv-users] Wots happening

James jam at tigger.ws
Thu Mar 25 23:03:47 UTC 2021

> On 26 Mar 2021, at 5:22 am, Simon Hobson <linux at thehobsons.co.uk> wrote:
>> I use Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Server because dnsmasq does it wrong. (Does not say the right things for most clients to get the dns server - linux clients do not get the 'correct'' dns server, mac clients DO ??
>> 'Twas easier to use the distro (suse) package than to go spelunking with wireshark)
> Hmm, that's odd.
> I've never used dnsmasq. The only thing I can think of that would cause your problems would be if dnsmasq didn't work properly if it couldn't talk to the root servers. But given .home is (sort of) reserved (RFC 6762) and has not root level entries, I can't see why that might be.
> So short answer "I dunno" !

dnsmasq does everything 'right' except (I cant remember syntax) but I tell dnsmasq that is the DNS but it says the router is to linux clients where I need the .33 and .33 to mac clients where I don't :-(

[plasma] /Users/jam [188]% dig donkey.home

; <<>> DiG 9.10.6 <<>> donkey.home
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 548
;; flags: qr aa rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 1

; EDNS: version: 0, flags:; udp: 4096
;donkey.home.			IN	A

donkey.home.		0	IN	A

;; Query time: 1 msec
;; WHEN: Fri Mar 26 06:58:28 AWST 2021
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 56


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