[PATCH] Add linux.devname property to eth device
s.hauer at pengutronix.de
Fri Nov 24 00:15:59 PST 2017
On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 04:40:47PM +0100, Gavin Schenk wrote:
> When you have a static network environment but more than one network
> device on your machine it is necessary to provide the <device> parameter
> to the ip parameter at kernel cmd line.
> The device name assigned by Linux cannot in general be predicted as it
> depends on driver bind order.
> This patch introduces a new property linux.devname to eth devices.
> The value is added to bootargs per interface and can be changed in
> Note that the device name is also used when dhcp is in use.
> Signed-off-by: Gavin Schenk <g.schenk at eckelmann.de>
Looks much better now. This needs some updates to fit into the
networking update series I just sent, but I'll handle that soon
when I see if this series can be taken or not.
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