Fedora 15, new and exciting plans (biosdevname)
Matt_Domsch at dell.com
Thu Nov 18 21:16:14 UTC 2010
On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 09:32:37AM -0500, Jon Masters wrote:
> I've had a few off-list conversations with various community members
> about this. One thing that came up was that the alternative namespace is
> necessary, but also that "lom" is a sub-optimal choice. One idea that
> did come up was simply to call them "net" (net0, etc.) or perhaps "net"
> followed by another letter like "netm" or something. To avoid
> bikeshedding this to death though, I think Matt's "lom" naming is fine
> for the moment unless we happen to all agree on something else.
There's an upstream conversation about the naming convention here:
For the record, right now, biosdevname uses:
emN_(vf).(vlan) for embedded devices
pci(slot)#(port)_(vf).(vlan) for add-in cards.
If the device does not support SR-IOV, then the _(vf) part is omitted.
If no huge objections on the upstream thread, I'll push this into
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