multicast not happy ?
zec at icir.org
Fri Jun 15 22:32:40 UTC 2007
On Saturday 16 June 2007 00:06:12 John Merryweather Cooper wrote:
> Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> > In message <46730545.8050005 at yahoo.com>, John Merryweather Cooper
> >>> Any ideas ?
> >> # /sbin/route add -static -net 220.127.116.11 -netmask 240.0.0.0 -iface
> >> sis[1|2]
> >> I had to do this so my OpenSlp would work.
> > I just got to about the same conclusion, only I used:
> > route add -net 18.104.22.168/4 127.0.0.1
> > I'd say this is a bug...
> I got the idea from a web page with the instructions for setting up
> OpenSlp on Linux. I note that mDNS seems to need this too. To me,
> it makes sense because you need an interface to actually receive/send
> multicast on--and that's what 22.214.171.124/4 is for.
An explicit route to send multicast packets wasn't needed in 4.x days -
having an interface join the target mcast group was enough.
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