On Saturday 12 August 2006 10:47, Chris Buechler wrote:
> > I need to set a PC-router that provides IP addresses to the PCs in my
> > house using dhcp, but that relays the request from my set-top-box to my
> > cable company's dhcp server - as the latter uses an entirely different IP
> > range.
> I don't know of any DHCP relay setup that'll only selectively forward,
> and no DHCP server that'll selectively answer requests.
> What you need to do is install a third interface for your set top box,
> and bridge that interface to WAN.
OK, so I drilled holes in the wall, threaded cables and added a NIC to my
firewall. Turns out that it is not a simple as dhcp-relay as I need to pass
through the MAC address too. Is that the default, or is there something I
need to tweak?