[sf-lug] Linux show demos (was: Linux podcasts)

Asheesh Laroia asheesh at asheesh.org
Wed Feb 27 13:21:29 PST 2008

On Wed, 27 Feb 2008, Rick Moen wrote:

> Quoting Asheesh Laroia (asheesh at asheesh.org):
>> Don't worry if you don't know what NSS is; all this is handled and on 
>> by default in modern distibutions.
> Asheesh, I've written _lectures_ about Name Service Switch.  ;-> [1]

Rick, I did *not* mean that sentence for you!  There were other people 
around. (-:

> Although I'm aware of the existence of Avahi and other Zeroconf /
> Rendezvous / Bonjour multicast-DNS resource-discovery implementations
> (mDNSResponder/Howl/libhowl as designed by both Debian and Apple's Scott
> Herscher, Novell's Mono-based -- yuck! -- mDnsResponder.Net, Mezcallo's
> mod_dnsd for Apache httpd 2.x, Jeremie's mdnsd, Eric Fitchett's
> Java-based MCastDiscovery, Dox Discovery, Multicast DNS Service
> Discovery for Python, Eric Ries's Zerospan, Brad Hards and Zhendong's
> zcip, tmdns, GNOME's gmdns, the KDE kdnssd ioslave, the KDElibs' kdnssd,
> and so on), I have not yet tested those for Linux deployments -- so
> you'll forgive me if I favour old-fogy solutions like pseudo-static IP
> assignments in nameservers.  ;->

That's okay - I'm saying I have tested them, and they're a good time.

>> Golly gee whiz, I whole-heartedly agree.
> Gee willikers and by gum!  It's indeed keen being so wholesome, isn't it?  ;->

I find it marvelous.

-- Asheesh.

Modern man is the missing link between apes and human beings.

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