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Re: Ethernet interface numbering in etch

On Mar 28, Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> wrote:

> On Tuesday 27 March 2007 07:11, Luigi Gangitano <luigi@debian.org> wrote:
> > 2. XEN domUs without fixed mac address setting (configurable in  
> > virtual domain configuration file), can have a different MAC address  
> > each time are booted and udev will keep adding a new interface each  
> > time.
> Maybe we could have a special-case for MAC addresses in that range and have 
> udev not rename them unless satisfying some other requirement forced it.
It's even easier, just add this rule:

DRIVERS=="vif", GOTO="persistent_net_generator_end"

It's probably safe enough to be the default, but I am not sure if the
release manager would appreciate me adding it so close to the release.


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