[PC-BSD Testing] ZeroConf (mdns) not set in nsswitch.conf

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Mar 31 07:08:31 PDT 2011

On 03/31/2011 08:17, Bharatak Kom wrote:
> Greetings,
> In the default configuration of PCBSD 9.0 the avahi_daemon is enabled 
> by default however resolving the .local domain does not work. I think 
> it would make sense to add an entry for mdns in /etc/nsswitch.conf. 
> This would allow pcbcd hosts to resolve the .local domain and enable 
> network browsing for kde and gnome.
> --diff for /etc/nsswitch.conf--
> 7c7
> < hosts:        files dns
> ---
> > hosts:        files mdns dns
> -=B
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Are you sure this makes a difference? When I add it and restart 
/etc/rc.d/nsswitch here it gives this:

Warning: unrecognized source [mdns]

Then /etc/host.conf doesn't have any mdns entry in it.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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