No subnet declaration; Can't open /var/lib/dhcp/dhcpd.leases for append

Rudy Zijlstra rudy at
Sat Jan 27 22:04:01 UTC 2018

On 2018-01-27 22:53, Simon Hobson wrote:
> Bill Shirley <bill at> wrote:
>> True. Another way is to forget about using wlp2s0, buy and inexpensive router,
>> turn OFF the router's DHCP server, and plug the LAN side of the router into the
>> same switch as enp4s5.
> Better still, buy a device intended to be a wireless access point and with less compromises. I quite like the Ubiquiti Unifi range, but there are plenty of manufacturers to choose from.
> Once out of the budget range, most APs support things like VLANs and multiple SSIDs - you usually have to pay a lot more for a router before you get that sort of ability.
Agreed. And it would simplfy things a lot. From checking the innards of
a commercial router which makes extensive use of bridges, i *think* the
OP solution can work with a bridge... But the biggest problem i have
with it, is that his single box is doing way too much. That will be an
unpleasant device to maintain. With lots of options to shoot yourself in
the foot, especially during upgrade time.

When you start adding in requirements like a WiFi guest network that
solution quickly becomes even more complicated. Not impossible, just

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