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[openFATE 311364] Include biosdevname udev helper utility into openSUSE
Feature changed by: Gertjan Lettink (Knurpht)
Feature #311364, revision 8
Title: Include biosdevname udev helper utility into openSUSE

- openSUSE Distribution: New
+ openSUSE Distribution: Rejected by Gertjan Lettink (knurpht)
+ reject reason: too old
Priority
Requester: Important

Requested by: Narendra K - (narendra_k)
Developer: jordan hargrave (jhargrave)
Partner organization: openSUSE.org

Description:
This feature is needed to implement the "Consistent Network device
naming-Name network interfaces to match chassis labels"
(https://features.opensuse.org/310896). Biosdevname is a udev helper
which can suggest chassis based names to network interfaces. Please
find latest version of biosdevname here -
http://linux.dell.com/files/biosdevname/permalink/biosdevname-0.3.7.tar.gz

http://linux.dell.com/files/biosdevname/permalink/biosdevname-0.3.7.tar.gz.sign
git://linux.dell.com/biosdevname.git


Discussion:
#1: Per Jessen (pjessen) (2011-02-28 17:42:17)
Looks like biosdevname might need some work - I tried it on a system
with one embedded NIC and a 4-port PCI NIC - the suggestion for eth0
(the embedded NIC) was 'pci6p1'.

#2: Narendra K - (narendra_k) (2011-02-28 18:04:46) (reply to #1)
Hi, Would you please provide the output from following commands from
your system -
sudo /sbin/biosdevname -d sudo /usr/sbin/dmidecode sudo
/usr/sbin/biosdecode lspci -tv

#3: Per Jessen (pjessen) (2011-02-28 18:57:37) (reply to #2)
http://jessen.ch/files/Narendra-1.txt
http://jessen.ch/files/Narendra-2.txt http://jessen.ch/files/Narendra-3.txt
http://jessen.ch/files/Narendra-4.txt

#4: Narendra K - (narendra_k) (2011-03-01 16:19:43) (reply to #3)
Per, Thank you for testing and providing feedback on biosdevname.
I am not able to download the files from the posted links. Would you
post it on opensuse ftp, if it is possible or post the logs inline.

#5: Per Jessen (pjessen) (2011-03-01 20:02:08) (reply to #4)
I don't have access to any opensuse ftp site (that I am aware of), but
I've opened bug#676025 for covering this. Better than posting
everything here.




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https://features.opensuse.org/311364

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