[avahi] Re: Name resolution problem
ross at burtonini.com
Wed Sep 7 06:21:36 PDT 2005
On Wed, 2005-09-07 at 15:11 +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> Actually I run avahi in reflector mode on Linux 2.4.26 24/7 on my
> router box (x86). (--disable-gtk --disable-dbus --disable-python
> --disable-glib --disable-qt3 --disable-qt4) So its actually pretty
> well tested on 2.4. I am suprised that it doesn't work for
> you. (Privilige dropping works fine here as does name resolution) What
> is your exact kernel version?
Interesting. My router is running 2.4.17_kuro-box. I've no idea how
patched up it is.
> > The workstation name is being broadcast, but the name resolution isn't.
> > I'm about to start hitting the network with ethereal, but I though I'd
> > post now in case anyone has any good ideas.
> This smells a bit like that multiple IP address on a single interface
> issue Trent already mentioned. Did you set some kind of explicit mcast
"ifconfig eth1 promisc" is enough to make avahi work all the time, I've
pretty much decided this is a broken driver. :(
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