[avahi] Getting org.freedesktop.Avahi.TimeoutError in avahi browser with client-publish-service.c example

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu May 6 06:48:44 PDT 2010

On Thu, 06.05.10 09:20, "Victor M. Palacio Tárrega" (vpalacio at intemotechnologies.com) wrote:

> Hello All,
> I'm developing an embedded application with mDNS.
> Using example from client-publish-service.c works fine, but, after
> some time I get this with the services browser instead of TXT data:
> *Error: org.freedesktop.Avahi.TimeoutError: Timeout reached*
> I'm having the same problem with every service that is present in
> /etc/avahi/services.

This sounds as if mDNS packets are not properly delivered. This might be
because you run a firewall that drops packets somewhere or your driver
does not do multicasting properly.


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