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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH RFC OSSTEST 09/19] ts-host-install: Add force-mac-address host flag

Ian Campbell writes ("[PATCH RFC OSSTEST 09/19] ts-host-install: Add 
force-mac-address host flag"):
> This causes us to emit udev runes which force the device named in
> the host's Interface_Force property to have the MAC address given in
> the host's Ether property. This is the reverse of the behaviour of
> the Interface_Force property without this flag, which is to rename
> the device with MAC address Ether to have the requested name.

There is a potential problem with this, which is that Linux doctrine
is that devices do not have stable names.   So if you don't identify
the device by mac address, and your system has more than one network
interface, osstest can't identify the device reliably at all.

Do your actual boards have more than one eth* ?


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