[OpenWrt-Devel] dnsmasq not leasing after a while. Sometimes more than 5 times a day

Vincent Wiemann vincent.wiemann at ironai.com
Mon May 27 05:37:39 PDT 2019

Hi Denis,

I don't have such problems. Please post your configuration and device setup and try to
get some logs. As far as I understand dnsmasq is unresponsible, but still runs?!
What do you mean with "restart messages"? Are your devices rebooting?


Vincent Wiemann

On 27.05.19 13:43, Denis Periša wrote:
> Hi all,
> This "bug" is following me for some time now.. a year at least. I'm hoping day after day that someone might find reason and fix it. I've set a script that checks dnsmasq and restarts it.
> -->
>          if ! ( dhcping -q -h 00:99:99:99:99:99 -s ) #Jos jedna provjera
>                         then
>                                 echo "DEAD dnsmasq! - `date` " >> /scripts/CRASH.log
>                                 killall dnsmasq
>                                 sleep 2
>                                 dnsmasq;
> .... .>.>>>> etc........... CUT ---
> two checks to be sure... and I get a lot of restart messages. different nodes.
> I run this via cron every half hour.
> Anyone have similar problem?
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