[avahi] problems with two interface setup

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Tue Mar 8 15:00:17 PST 2011

On Sat, 05.03.11 15:08, Alexey Fisher (bug-track at fisher-privat.net) wrote:

> Hallo all,
> i try to track down one avahi/empathy problem which i have with ubuntu
> nutty setup on my netbook. Empathy stops to update salut status after
> switching lan to wlan. I don not know where is the problem, on empathy
> or avahi site. 
> Usually it satrt as fallow:
> boot, eth0 up, avahi announce eth0,
> gdm login, epathy, _presence_tcp announce on eth0, wlan0 up (same
> network as eth0)
> after i switch eth0 off (pull off the cable), avahi stops announcing
> _presence_tcp, or at least do not re announce it on other interface/ip,
> even if empaty is listening on wlan0 too. I can force and send directly
> salut/xmmp message to emapty for testing, so the problem should be on
> avahi part.
> Your thoughts?

If wait for a while, does the problem fix itself?

I presume the wlan and the cable ethernet are the same network actually?


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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