Bug#856559: predictable interface name broken for virtio-ccw

Viktor Mihajlovski mihajlov at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Mar 6 08:37:57 GMT 2017

On 05.03.2017 14:47, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Control: notfound -1 233-1
> Control: tag -1 pending
> Viktor Mihajlovski [2017-03-02 13:52 +0100]:
>> in Linux running as a KVM guest on a s390 system, virtio interfaces are
>> named eth<n> instead of enc<address> as expected for ccw devices.
> The patch is fairly intrusive, but as this only affects s390x, unstable names
> for network interfaces are awkwar, and this also avoids upgrading trouble from
> Stretch to Buster I agree this should be backported. Committed to stretch
> branch.
Hi Martin,

this will make current and future life much easier (same is true for the
virtio disk path ids).

Big thanks!
> Thanks,
> Martin


Mit freundlichen Grüßen/Kind Regards
   Viktor Mihajlovski

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