[Ovirt-devel] [PATCH ovirt-node] Adds automatic non-interactive configuration for the standalone node.

Alan Pevec apevec at redhat.com
Mon Nov 17 12:23:43 UTC 2008

Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>> The kernel arguments are:
>>  * OVIRT_MGMT_IFACE:   the management network interface name
> This should really expect the MAC address rather than the interface
> name. An admin deploying a piece of hardware has no clue what name
> each NIC will be given by Linux. They do, however, know exactly what
> MAC address is associated with each NIC and which they have plugged 
> into which LAN. So we should either use MAC exclusively or allow 
> either a MAC or name here.

yes, to avoid boot parameter inflation, BOOTIF parameter set by pxelinux will be used
>>  * OVIRT_IP_BROADCAST: the network broadcast address
> This latter BROADCAST address can be calculated from the ADDRESS+NETMASK.

yes, we can drop this altogether, it's obsolete to put that in ifcfg-* anyway

This was just a repost of the original patch, rebased so that all outstanding patches can apply as a series.
I'm now working on above modifications.

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