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Old 05-02-2011, 01:00 PM
Ralf Ertzinger
 
Default Fedora 15 - biosdevname version updated to latest upstream

Hi.

On Mon, 2 May 2011 18:18:29 +0530, Narendra_K@Dell.com wrote:

> Please rename the ifcfg-pciXpY files to ifcfg-pXpY and change the
> DEVICE= field from pciXpY to pXpY before reboot to avoid the issue.

Out of sheer curiosity, why is this considered an improvement?
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Old 05-02-2011, 01:30 PM
 
Default Fedora 15 - biosdevname version updated to latest upstream

> -----Original Message-----
> From: devel-bounces@lists.fedoraproject.org [mailto:devel-
> bounces@lists.fedoraproject.org] On Behalf Of Ralf Ertzinger
> Sent: Monday, May 02, 2011 6:30 PM
> To: devel@lists.fedoraproject.org
> Subject: Re: Fedora 15 - biosdevname version updated to latest upstream
>
> Hi.
>
> On Mon, 2 May 2011 18:18:29 +0530, Narendra_K@Dell.com wrote:
>
> > Please rename the ifcfg-pciXpY files to ifcfg-pXpY and change the
> > DEVICE= field from pciXpY to pXpY before reboot to avoid the issue.
>
> Out of sheer curiosity, why is this considered an improvement?

Hi, the change is done considering the IFNAMSIZ (16 byte) requirement on network interface names, as the string length could increase with appending virtual function instance number and VLAN information.

With regards,
Narendra K
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