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Re: Specifying names for tap interfaces

On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 11:11:51AM -0400, Michael Richardson wrote:
> >>>>> "Roger" == Roger Pau Monne <roger.pau%citrix.com@localhost> writes:
>     Roger> Anything that we can control, like tap-%domid.%devid would be
>     Roger> good though. It doesn't have to follow any specific
>     Roger> nomenclature, but it will be good to be able to specify two
>     Roger> integers, one that corresponds to the domain id, and another
>     Roger> one that identifies the specific network card inside that
>     Roger> domain.
> But that, really, Admins hate having %domid in the device name because
> it screws up useful things like SNMP/mrtg on those devices.
> So the admin really wants to specify a consistent name in the XEN
> configuration file... something which I think XEN does not yet support.

Seconded, having persistent interface name would be a great improvement.

Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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