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Re: issue with detecting the right interface



On Thu, 1 Sep 2011 18:56:56 -0700
Kash <melbogia@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
> 
Seems that this patch disables autodiscovery of an interface in favor of a 
machine specific boot parameter...

Is this an acceptable solution?
> 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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