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Bug#407460: USB ethernet interface renamed after installation on NSLU2 which causes the system to be inaccessible

Gordon Farquharson wrote:
> On 2/12/07, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
> >The problem seems as simple as that the ipx4xx driver is *not* included in
> >d-i, but is included in the installed kernel; so in the installer, the
> >module is never loaded resulting in the USB adapter getting the eth0 name,
> >but after a reboot the ipx4xx driver is found first, breaking the handling
> >of persistent device names.
> Yup. The original reason it wasn't included in the installer is
> because including it without the NPE-B microcode causes the NLSU2
> built-in ethernet adapter to be named eth0, and the installer, by
> default, uses eth0 to provide the installation interface. This
> situation makes the installer inaccessible to users without a serial
> console attached to the NSLU2.

Er, it is included in d-i:

joey@kodama:~/src/d-i/packages/kernel/linux-kernel-di-arm-2.6/modules/arm-ixp4xx>grep ixp4xx nic-modules 

see shy jo

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