[CentOS] Is avahi essential?
gayleard at eircom.net
Wed Jan 11 13:40:22 UTC 2012
John R Pierce wrote:
> its part of multimedia home network plug and play, I believe... lets
> media boxes find media servers, and such. if you were to serve up
> streaming media on a home network, it would be a useful thing to have.
> otherwise? meh.
Could you give a concrete example of such a setup, please?
I must admit I'm rather confused by UPnP.
Is it intended for devices that don't have an IP address?
Or how does it fit in with dhcpd?
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