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Re: [libvirt] Why is avahi-daemon being started?



On Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 05:10:56PM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> libvirtd has never explicitly auto-started avahi. libvirtd uses the
> avahi client library and gives it a callback to be invoked whenever
> a connection to the avahi daemon is established. With the old init
> system, if avahi wasn't started on boot, the callback isn't invoked
> and so libvirt never registers its mdns service. The sysadmin can
> start avahi at any time later, and libvirt will automatically 
> register with it. With system-d it sounds like creating the avahi 
> client will always immediately activate the avahi service. I think
> there perhaps needs to be a way to prevent autostart by the avahi
> client library
> 

Can we get this in bugzilla?

-- 
Matthew Miller <mattdm mattdm org>
Senior Systems Architect -- Instructional & Research Computing Services
Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences


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