[CentOS] RHEL 6.1 beta

Mon May 2 14:58:24 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 5/2/2011 8:57 AM, Steve Clark wrote:
>> On 05/02/2011 09:38 AM, Lamar Owen wrote:
>>> On Monday, May 02, 2011 06:48:37 AM Christopher Chan wrote:
>>>> biosdevname for nics...bye bye eth0!
>>> Not by default, and according to the release notes only for certain Dell
>>> servers ATM.
>>> But, yes, a different way of looking at NICs is coming down the pipe.
It's about
>> EGADS Why? After working with FreeBSD for ten years it so nice not to
have to worry
>> is this rl0, vr0, em0, fxp0, bge0, ed0, etc in networking scripts. Why
would you
>> want to go back to that?
> The numbers chosen in the eth? scheme are more or less randomized even
on identical hardware, so it is pretty much impossible to prepare a disk
Anybody know *why*? Is it based on the order of response of the NIC
firmware? Certainly, were I writing the code, I'd have based it on the bus