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Re: Specifying names for tap interfaces

On Jul 5,  3:05pm, (Roger Pau Monne) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: Specifying names for tap interfaces

| It allows users to have persistent interfaces, even after Dom0/DomU 
| reboot, so you can for example graph the traffic a single guest is 
| using, which is not possible now.

I've been thinking about this a bit more, and I would not be averse
in letting people create named interfaces for the cloning devices as
long as the names are restricted to some form and are recognizable.
For example tun3:myvm tun4:vmx tun5:work. Some uniqueness criteria
need to be there, but the symbolic name could be just an auxiliary


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