[CentOS] Is avahi essential?
gayleard at eircom.net
Sat Jan 14 12:19:26 UTC 2012
Gordon Messmer wrote:
>> Wait a sec, I have that setup (just mediatomb instead of ps3mediaserver)
>> and there's no avahi on my network. Yet the PS3 is perfectly capable of
>> discovering and using the DLNA server.
> Avahi allows the workstation running it to advertise and solicit mDNS
> information. Your mediatomb and PS3 are running software that does the
> same thing that Avahi does.
If running mediatomb avoids the necessity for Avahi,
can you give a concrete example of a situation where Avahi _is_ needed?
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