[avahi] multiple ethernet ports
lennart at poettering.net
Mon Aug 27 10:23:09 PDT 2007
On Mon, 27.08.07 10:11, Jeff Koftinoff (jeffk at jdkoftinoff.com) wrote:
> On 27-Aug-07, at 10:01 AM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > Hmm, this is very strange. Apparently eth1394 do not have proper
> > ethernet MAC addresses assigned? That specific code asks the kernel
> > for
> > the MAC of the interface and the kernel returns something which
> > doesn't have the length 6. But ethernet MAC addresses are supposed to
> > have the length 6.
> > Could you please paste the output of "ip link" on you machine?
> > Thank you,
> > Lennart
> Firewire uses 8 bytes for their MAC's:
Uh, oh. Could you please use wireshark and capture a little bit of the
ARP traffic MacOSX generates when using IPv4LL on these interfaces?
Just wondering if they include the full 8 byte MAC address in
there. If so, adding support for this to avahi-autoipd should be
relatively simple. Unfortunately I lack a fw cable. I'll try I can
find one somewhere.
Lennart Poettering Red Hat, Inc.
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