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For those who want to use multicast addressing on Galileo

New Contributor II

Hello all,

for those who want to work with multicast addressing (for example, for Plug&Play mDNS), I have discovered that there is a little glitch between Galileo Gen 1 and Galileo Gen 2.

Multicast is enabled by default on Gen 1, but not on Gen 2. In my case, it was making my RTP-MIDI mDNS engine to fail sending the Bonjour packets on the Gen 2.

Solution is very simple : just open a console, and type the following command

ip route add dev eth0

And that's done

Last but not least, the configuration is saved by Linux, so you don't have to do it every time you restart your beloved Galileo


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