Accessing a DNS server fails on an alternate IP address

Tom H tomh0665 at
Thu Aug 12 16:11:41 UTC 2010

On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 11:56 AM, JB <jb.1234abcd at> wrote:
> Steve Searle <steve <at>> writes:
>> ...
>> I have got round it by getting the dhcp server to give out the ...126.1
>> address, but would prefer to get the ...126.154 address working.
> is this still valid ?
> If you are configuring an Ethernet device to have an alias, neither the device
> nor the alias can be configured to use DHCP. You must configure the IP addresses
> manually.

His device and alias do have static ip addresses.

His dhcp server is handing out the .1 dns server to dhclient requests.

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