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

On Fri, 2014-10-10 at 15:09 +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> 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* ?

Just the one.


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