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Re: Bug in Initscripts...?



semi linux (linuxsemi gmail com) said: 
> I'm not sure if this is a "bug", something that has been left-out or
> an intentional design decision.  So feel free to tell me if I'm out to
> lunch.
> 
> In FC4, initscripts-8.11.1 will not rename an interfaces based on
> HWADDR unless ONBOOT=yes...
> 
> I'm upgrading to F7 (or RHEL 5) soon but I was wondering the current
> status of this issue.  I scoured the Changelog on RHEL5
> (initscripts-8.45.14.EL) and got nothing.  Before I pull down the CVS
> history and follow the code path I was wondering if anyone had dealt
> with this before.

It's very much intentional, as with udev interfaces can be loaded
in a random order. So renaming them all on module load is simplest.

Bill


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