[avahi] Eth0 2 IP's - resolves to 169 series IP and not to DHCP IP

David Lambert dave at lambsys.com
Tue Mar 8 15:04:32 PST 2011

I do not have a solution, but I have a very similar problem.

On 03/08/2011 01:08 PM, Harikrishna Donti wrote:
> Hi,
> I have avahi installed on an ARM based board. I have my eth0 configured to
> DHCP and eth0 also has an Alias IP "". The idea behind having
> an alias IP was an installer can always connect an Ethernet cable between
> his laptop and board and talk to board.
> When I start avahi, it logs messages .........
> avahi-daemon 0.6.22 starting up
> WARNING: No NSS support for mDNS detected, consider installing nss-mdns!
> Loading service file /etc/avahi/services/MY.service
> Joining mDNS multicast group on interface eth0.IPv4 with address
> New relevant interface eth0.IPv4 for mDNS
> Network interface enumeration completed.
> Registering new address record for on eth0.IPv4.
> Registering new address record for on eth0.IPv4
> Server startup complete. Host name is MY0008F80201CE.local. Local service
> cookie is 2388707700
> When I try to discover the board, the host name most of the times resolves
> to and not to the dhcp IP ( I would like to
> discover or resolve to DHCP IP or both IP's. How can I achieve this? Is
> there any configuration not to discover 169.* IP's?
> Regards,
> Hari
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