[avahi] help with avahi-browse please
hunkybill at gmail.com
Mon Jan 28 04:25:18 PST 2008
It used to work fine under Ubuntu 7.04, so I don't see the H/W as the
On Jan 27, 2008 11:22 PM, Trent Lloyd <lathiat at bur.st> wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> On 28/01/2008, at 1:09 PM, Dave Lazar wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am still trying to figure out how to get avahi-browse on my
> > workstation to find the server on my network. I have just tested a
> > second workstation booting Ubuntu 7.10 (the same as my problem
> > machine) on the network and it sees the server services fine. The
> > difference is in the networking. The machine working is wired and
> > all the services discovered and visible via browsing show up tied to
> > eth0. My other non-working machine is wireless, uses wlan0 as the
> > wireless network connection via wicd.
> > Is there some way to debug this issue? I have no firewall running on
> > either machine. For some reason, my wireless laptop running Ubuntu
> > 7.10 just refuses to discover any outside network services. I can
> > browse the server using Samba OK.. SSH... just not avahi???
> > Comparing the avahi-daemon.conf files - they are the same. avahi-
> > daemon is running on both. The workstation with wired eth0 and DHCP
> > works, the laptop with wireless (via Wicd) and wlan0 and DHCP
> > refuses to browse....
> It is a very common problem for the chipset not to support multicast
> properly causing this problem.
> Please try a different wireless card (perhaps a USB one, etc) and this
> problem will likely go away.
> There isn't really anything you can do about this unless you fix the
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