Re: Assorted arm-buster problems - network configuration
On 7/5/19, Brian <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri 05 Jul 2019 at 04:33:42 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> On Thursday 04 July 2019 16:42:11 Brian wrote:
>> > If nobody objects I would like to reword that statement. Many, many
>> > users will have avahi-daemon on their systems; a few won't. The idea
>> > that
>> > > Not installing this software in the first place works even better.
>> > requires clarification.
>> Aha! Took several more hours but I found the SOB screwing my static
>> network! Soooo....
> I was rather hoping someone would clarify why not having avahi-daemon
> in the first place was a good thing in general.
avahi-daemon is the thing that does multicast dns - right? I think
using mDNS is an accident waiting to happen. The other viewpoint
would be RFC 6762:
Multicast DNS and its companion technology DNS-Based Service
Discovery [RFC6763] were created to provide IP networking with the
ease-of-use and autoconfiguration for which AppleTalk was well-known