7.3-RELEASE sysinstall netDev feature
rink at FreeBSD.org
Tue Mar 23 17:04:06 UTC 2010
On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 12:19:11PM -0400, David Boyd wrote:
> Is this the code committed by Rink Springer last October?
The code I committed (revision 198317) added support for 'netDev=ANY';
this would select the first device that has an active link.
Note that the value is case sensitive, so only using 'ANY' will work.
> This feature would sure be great for our many scripted installs (avoiding
> the hassles associated with plugging the cable into the wrong interface or
> having the interface type change unexpectedly due to hardware swaps).
What exactly happens in such a case? Is the line planly ignored? Are you
using a non-interactive install?
Rink P.W. Springer - http://rink.nu
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