EDIT: I think it's important to note that I am using Debian Buster with the latest updates to date.

I have successfully got PiHole working and have used it's DHCP function also working. It's great!

I also wanted to see if I could get my Pi working as wireless access point. I have been using this guide: https://thepi.io/how-to-use-your-raspberry-pi-as-a-wireless-access-point/

Pretty easy to follow but when I'm done, my PiHole stops working (See this Q: Why is the FTL service offline and the DNS service not running?)

So, I believe it's because of the 2x DHCP servers?? Even though I made the range for the PiHole and for the WiFi access point ( is the wlan0 address).

My ranges are good and everything else seems OK but as soon as I try to set up the WiFi access point, everything breaks.

Got me thinking, can I even have this? Is it a hardware limitation? Does PiHole use dnsmasq and when I reinstall it for the WiFi access point, it just ruins everything? Is there a way I can have PiHole (to block ads through DNS), PiHole DHCP and a WiFi access point working at the same time?

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