[avahi] multiple network interfaces

Joshua ChaitinPollak jpollak at kivasystems.com
Tue Nov 6 09:37:25 PST 2007

Could you setup channel bonding (both eth0 and eth1 into bond0) and  
then run avahi over bond0? There would only be one IP address then,  
assigned to bond0, and the link layer switching would be handled by  
the OS below the IP address level.

On Nov 5, 2007, at 7:09 PM, Jeff Koftinoff wrote:

> Is it possible to have avahi work on multiple ethernet ports?
> I'd like to be able to have redundant physical connections between a
> system and a switch - each ethernet port would have its own zeroconf
> ip address, and avahi would respond on all ports with the same name...
> So someone doing a gethostbyname() would get multiple A records for
> the same name, and be able to connect() to any of them. If one
> connection goes down, a reconnect would go to one of the other ip
> addresses.
> Regards,
> Jeff Koftinoff
> jeffk at jdkoftinoff.com
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Joshua ChaitinPollak
Software Engineer
Kiva Systems

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