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Re: RFC: configuration file for storing persistent FCoE information



> >> Stepping back a bit... why does it need to know the device
> >> name - can't it be automatically determined via route?
> >
> > Erm, no, FCoE does not use IP, it uses Fibre Channel protocols
> > encapsulated in ethernet packets, this is all handled
> > by the kernel, all rc.sysinit needs to do is tell the kernel:
> > "go talk FCoE on that NIC"
> 
> OK. Still, device names aren't persistent. Hardware addresses
> are a better key, if possible.

Yeah, this is one of my big things for F12 - we need to provide stable
ways of referring to storage and networking hardware throughout
anaconda, if it all possible.

- Chris


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