Fedora 15, new and exciting plans (biosdevname)

Tomasz Torcz tomek at pipebreaker.pl
Sun Nov 14 10:57:59 UTC 2010

On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 08:34:54PM -0600, Matt Domsch wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 09:35:54AM -0700, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> > Greetings. 
> > 
> > Fedora 14 was a pretty relaxing and stable release. I'm thinking that
> > Fedora 15 may be much more exciting. ;) 
> biosdevname installed by default, used in the installer and at runtime
> to rename Dell and HP server onboard NICs from non-deterministic
> "ethX" to clearly labeled "lomX" matching the chassis silkscreen.

  But why “lomX” for all? Isn't Lights-Out-Management available only on first
ethernet port and often on dedicated port?

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