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RE: [Xen-devel] Why rename default bridge name ?

  • To: "Satoshi Uchida" <s-uchida@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2005 17:16:34 +0100
  • Delivery-date: Fri, 28 Oct 2005 16:13:45 +0000
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
  • Thread-index: AcXbnfBluJB/xtCXQ4yPA+0uZ6lAJgAPMFUw
  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] Why rename default bridge name ?

> In network scripit, defualt bridge name replace from xen-br0 
> to xenbr0 (removed - (hyphen) ).
> Probably, this is changed at Monday.
> I fall into this rename, and so, If past xen-conf is used, 
> bridge and vertual interface are connected.
> A many of traditional user may fall into this problem.
> Why rename default bridge name?
> I think traditional default name is better for traditonal user.

The hyphen in the device name broke several distro's network scripts, so
this change was justified, but could have been better publicised (to
xen-users rather than just xen-devel). Apologies.


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