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Re: [suse-autoinstall] SLES9: New networkcard and eht-id. Not really a autoyast issue?
  • From: Martin Vidner <mvidner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2005 08:14:49 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <20050117081445.GA25461@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, Jan 16, 2005 at 09:20:58PM +0100, Hans Kamm wrote:
> when I install linux using SLES9 my network card will get a unique name in
> /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-eth-id-MAC, in the file there is a 'UNIQUE'
> value set.
> When I insert a new network card after the installation, the network card
> will not get these UNIQUE values....not really a autoyast issue or ist it?


the UNIQUE field is provided by the hardware detection library and
YaST uses it to decide whether the card appears as yet unconfigured
or not. It is not specific to autoyast.

Martin Vidner, developer
SuSE CR, s.r.o. e-mail: mvidner@xxxxxxx
Drahobejlova 27 tel:+420-296542373
190 00 Praha 9, Czech Republic

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