add default gateway through eth0:avah interface?

Derek Broughton news at
Mon Feb 11 16:05:30 UTC 2008

Donatas G. wrote:

> I was trying to setup internet connection sharing by utilizing the
> automatically acquired ip's by my two cable-connected feisty boxes, but
> failed. I guess it is because the gateway gets added through eth0
> interface and not through eht0:avah pseudo interface:
> eth0:avah Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:50:8D:50:0A:37
>           inet addr:  Bcast:  Mask:
>           UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
>           Interrupt:17 Base address:0xe400

I'm still trying to make some headway in understanding avahi, but one thing
I can tell you that might help - that interface is "eth0:avahi",
not "eth0:avah".  What you're seeing is just an artifact of the formatting!

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