[avahi] Installation on SuSE 10.0
sebastien.estienne at gmail.com
Sun Feb 19 15:45:41 PST 2006
On 2/20/06, Peter Onion <Peter.Onion at btinternet.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-02-17 at 11:03 +0800, Trent Lloyd wrote:
> > Yes, please do :)
> > And if there is anything that can go into avahi to make this better, let us
> > know!
> Finally, here are my installation notes....
> untar avahi-0.6.7 in /opt
> cd /opt/avahi
> ./configure --disable-qt4 --disable-mono --disable-monodoc
> --disable-python --enable-compat-howl
you could use "--sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var"
so you won't need to copy initscripts and you'll have your avahi
config files in /etc/
and no need for the "mkdir -p /usr/local/var/run/"
> cp initscript/suse/avahi-daemon /etc/inint.d
> cp avahi-daemon/avahi-dbus.conf /etc/dbus-1/system.d/
> groupadd --system avahi
> useradd --system -G avahi avahi
> mkdir -p /usr/local/var/run/
> kill -HUP `cat /var/run/dbus/pid`
you forgot the make install somewhere
> run Yast and in System / System Services (Runlevel) disable the
> existing entry for mdnsd and enable the entry for avahi-daemon.
> Making /usr/local/var/run seems to be missing from the make install ?
> I've also installed Lennart's nss-mdns. I'm not sure it's strictly
> needed as SuSE's resolver seems to know about using mdns for local
> addresses, but it's slow as it send aIPv6 queries ans waits for replies
> before even sending IPv4 queries. I "removed" the exisiting
> libnss_mdns* files/links from lib before installing nss-mdns.
> Also I put mdns4 BEFORE dns in /etc/nsswitch.conf otherwise I was seeing
> ".local" queries 2escaping" out to my ISP's DNS ;-(
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