[NZLUG] Netcomm NP805N Router - Internal DNS resolution?

Tortise tortise at paradise.net.nz
Sat Jun 29 19:48:09 NZST 2013


Or just use both? With the new one AP over N thru old one?
On 29 Jun 2013 17:33, "Nick Rout" <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Sat, Jun 29, 2013 at 5:29 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Vodafone gave me this router today when upgrading my cable. With my old
>> WRT54-GL running custom firmware when a local client connected via dhcp it
>> got an entry in the routers dns system and I could happily connect to all
>> my local devices by name rather than IP address.
>>
>> The netcomm doesn't seem to want to do this, no dns resolution of
>> internal addresses at all. Very annoying as I have all my mythtv frontends
>> set up to connect to the backend by name not by IP address.
>>
>> Does anyone know how to turn on internal DNS resolution or is this router
>> just incompetent.
>>
>> Maybe I need to just put the WRT54 back in there and put the netcomm at
>> the back of the garage, although it's wireless N support and my laptop are
>> loving each other.
>>
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> Alternatively I guess I could use my presently unused 256MB Rasp Pi as a
> DHCP/DNS server, but I don't really need yet another box on this LAN, also
> would the router broadcast  a DHCP  request from wireless to wired?
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