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predefine interfaces by MAC with udev?


Well what about trying to use the boot param ip from tftp, then for
each server just specify as you want.


Hope this helps.

On Feb 7, 2008 5:00 AM, Chris Fanning <christopher.fanning at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> We're trying to boot diskless servers that have two network interfaces.
> We boot from one interface (dhcpd/MAC), but when initramfs kicks in,
> udev (isn't it?) sets the interface names and then (often) the boots
> process fails becuase it's looking for the filesystem on the wrong
> interface.
> We can't use the MAC as an option for 'ifconfig' or 'ip add add', so
> we need to change something with udev, right?
> KERNEL=="eth*", SYSFS{address}=="00:12:34:fe:dc:ba", NAME="eth0"
> KERNEL=="eth*", SYSFS{address}=="00:56:78:98:76:54", NAME="eth1"
> I've looked around the scripts but nothing as jumped out at me.
> What would you do?
> Thanks.
> Chris.
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