New feature: zeroconf networking by default, please test

Hervé Fache Herve at
Wed Dec 20 11:24:33 UTC 2006

On 12/19/06, Andrew Jorgensen <andrew.jorgensen at> wrote:
> The old zeroconf package (I know we're using avahi-autoipd) would
> setup a zeroconf address on an interface in addition to any configured
> or dhcp address.  This worked fine for me.  If I understand correctly
> the current approach is to configure a link-local address only if no
> static address was given and dhcp fails.  There have been some
> complaints about this not working well and I wonder if it might be
> better to use the approach the zeroconf package used.

Maybe a stupid question, but what about setting sub-interfaces (<-
correct name?)?
I mean:
eth0 -> DHCP
eth0:1 -> static address

Would that solve the problems with NM?


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