[SM-Discuss] netconf MAC setting change
vlaaad at sourcemage.org
Tue Jun 20 04:08:57 EDT 2006
Le mardi 20 juin 2006 à 09:06 +0200, Pieter Lenaerts a écrit :
> On Sun, Jun 18, 2006 at 12:14:29PM +0200, Thomas Orgis wrote:
> > My conclusion: The device renaming to eth0/1 fails because there is already
> > a device present with that name (since kernel brought up both drivers
> > before the udev rules for sysconfig are executed).
> there's two things to do if we want to make this robust:
> 1. netconf should let the user select the right device_mac for the right nic
> from /sys info combined with lspci info if available. netconf is
> supposed to hide all ifconfig or udev complexity for the user.
> 2. mac2name has to become intelligent in its renaming tactics so that it
> supports renaming and mac changes at any time in all directions.
> this will require tests for it to find out the current state, the way to get to
> target state and (optional) triggering of udevstart at changes in device
I just want to add that calling udevstart is definitely not possible
since it has just been removed from udev ;-) But there is certainly a
way to do the same with the current setup although I don't know it
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