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Re: issue with detecting the right interface



Here are the changes I made to scripts/live file to support BOOTIF. It
doesn't have code to fall back to something else if "IPAPPEND 2" is
missing.

Kashif

On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 12:21 PM, Daniel Baumann
<daniel.baumann@progress-technologies.net> wrote:
> On 09/01/2011 08:43 PM, Kash wrote:
>>
>> I edited scripts/live and added code to get the MAC address from
>> BOOTIF option of pxelinux, which is what we are using. And then just
>> iterating over all the interfaces and using the one that matches the
>> MAC address from /proc/cmdline.
>
> nice, would you mind sending a patch?
>
>> This works great for our environment
>> but it might not be too portable because not everyone is using
>> pxelinux.
>
> that's not so much of a problem; we can always make things 'specific' to one
> mode of operation.
>
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