Bug#385252: initramfs-tools: support etherboot passing short ip= string
On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 08:58:56PM -0700, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> Package: initramfs-tools
> Version: 0.77
> Severity: wishlist
> Tags: patch
> when etherboot is configured to pass the ip= option(so you only get one
> call to dhcp), it unfortunately doesn't pass the whole string, but only
> the first 4 or 5 segments. this causes the DEVICE value to get set to
> the whole ip= string.
> attached is a patch that should detect this case and fallback to the
> default DEVICE (usually eth0).
> sure is hard to implement this stuff without "cut" or "awk" :)
> live well,
> p.s. also available in bzr (revno 210):
ack will merge for next revision, waiting for latest to get to testing
unless a show-stopper turns up.