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

"Victor M. Palacio Tárrega" vpalacio at intemotechnologies.com
Thu May 6 07:51:58 PDT 2010

Thanks for your response, Lenhart

I don't think that is a firewall problem. I'm capturing mDNS frames when 
executing the app that is publishing (attached).

It's the event loop suposed to 're-publish' the services to avoid timeouts?


Lennart Poettering escribió:
> 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.
> Lennart

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