What driives me crazy about bugzilla [Making Progress]
akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Thu Feb 4 13:53:00 UTC 2010
On Wed, 2010-02-03 at 15:34 +0000, Sam J Sharpe wrote:
> D'oh - don't usually post from work so my mail isn't set up to reply
> from the right address!
> Begin forwarded message:
> Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2010 15:29:36 +0000
> From: Sam J Sharpe <sam at samsharpe.net>
> To: Community support for Fedora users <users at lists.fedoraproject.org>
> Cc: akonstam at sbcglobal.net
> Subject: Re: What driives me crazy about bugzilla [Making Progress]
> On Wed, 03 Feb 2010 08:53:40 -0600
> Aaron Konstam <akonstam at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2010-02-03 at 16:20 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> > > Ed Greshko wrote:
> > > > Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > > >> What I saw under F11 was icons for all the Fedora machines on the
> > > >> LAN including the one I am on and I would expect to be able to
> > > >> open the icon and login to the machine. You can do that using
> > > >> Places-> Connect to Server but then yo need to know in advance
> > > >> the machines name or ip address. Using Places->Network seems
> > > >> easier.
> > > >>
> > > > OK.... I got an F11 system up and running. And I now see what
> > > > you want.
> > > >
> > > > On the F11 system I bring up "Places->Network" and indeed there
> > > > are icons labeled "f11" and "f12". Clicking on the "f12" icon
> > > > brings up a login dialog which then results in an sftp connection.
> > > >
> > > > Now..... The reason you see this on F11 and not F12 is that F11
> > > > is sending out MDNS query broadcasts and F12 is responding.
> > > *However*,
> > > > F12 is not sending out MDNS queries. I thought this was due to
> > > > the file /etc/sysconfig/network contained "NOZEROCONF=yes" but
> > > > changing it to "no" has had not effect.
> > > >
> > > > So, need to figure out how to get F12 to send MDNS queries.....
> > > >
> > > OK....this is most definitely a GNOME issue....
> > Well I ma embarrassed. You reminded me of a truth which confirms your
> > analysis. When I observed this phenomena in F11 my other machine was
> > running F12. So that changed the whole picture along the lines that
> > you have discovered. I am going to have to think further on this
> > matter.
> Your embarrassment triggered my curiousity ;o)
> I see machines running Mac OSX as you describe in Places->Network when
> on my corporate network. After some experimentation, I discovered that
> those machines displayed are the ones that are advertising "SFTP
> Transfer Service" via mDNS.
> Assuming you've got avahi-daemon running and your local firewall
> isn't denying it, try creating this file and see if your machines show
> up as you expect:
> [sam at work services]$ cat /etc/avahi/services/sftp.service
> <?xml version="1.0" standalone='no'?>
> <!DOCTYPE service-group SYSTEM "avahi-service.dtd">
> <name replace-wildcards="yes">%h</name>
> Now what the difference is between Gnome and KDE, I don't know. Gnome
> seems to only be showing things that are in the "local" mDNS domain and
> advertising SFTP.
Thanks, adding that file solved the problem.
Without freedom of choice there is no creativity. -- Kirk, "The return
of the Archons", stardate 3157.4
Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: akonstam at sbcglobal.net
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